Steps to Study Abroad

1. Meet with us!

  • Visit the Global Programs Office (DS 245) during drop-in hours: Tuesdays 10a-12p and Fridays 1p-3p.
  • Or schedule an appointment to meet with Global Programs staff.

2. Choose your program

  • We offer programs in over 20 countries through partner providers and International Seminars!
  • Choose the program which fits best with your personal, academic, and professional goals.
  • Use the links on the right to view programs by region, country, and city.
  • Or explore programs through our partners below

3. Apply for your program

  • Each program has an individual application process and specific deadline - pay close attention to due dates!
  • You may begin your online application for a partner program at any time by clicking "apply now." 
  • The International Seminar application process includes meeting with the faculty leader and registering for the corresponding course. 

4. Apply for or renew your passport.

  • Remember this process can take up to 2 months, so plan ahead!

5. Research scholarships

  • Start early! Scholarship applications are often due 4-12 months prior to your program start date.
  • Global Programs staff will assist with essay review for national scholarships.
  • Complete a budget form and discuss your finances with the Financial Aid office (DS 111).

5. Complete GPO paperwork

  •  All study abroad participants will be instructed to complete the following by a given deadline:
    • Study abroad application
    • Confidential Health History form
    • Off-campus course request form (N/A for Int'l Seminars)
    • Advisement & Authorization form (N/A for Int'l Seminars)
    • Waiver

7. Attend pre-departure orientation

  • Pre-departure orientation will be held at the end of the semester, prior to your departure. 

8. See the world!