International Programs and Study Abroad

Fort Lewis College exchange student working with child

Travel and Lodging

Arriving by Air
Daily flights arrive at and depart from the Durango-La Plata County Airport. Daily flights from the Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas-Fort Worth are available. Fort Lewis College is located about 20 minutes from the airport.

Airport Reception
Each student will be personally greeted by a representative of Fort Lewis College and taken to the student housing on campus or with the host family.

Students are housed in double-occupancy apartments or double-occupancy rooms in one of the residence halls located on campus. A single room or suite MAY be available upon student request at an additional charge (based on availability).  Students receive a plan for 14 meals per week in the dining hall and have many opportunities to eat out in the town of Durango for free dinners on their own or with their new American friends.