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Want to go abroad? Follow these steps:

STEP 1: Tell us your Interests



Complete the Interest Profile so that you can receive customized e-mails based on your specific interests. For example, information about new programs, upcoming deadlines, upcoming information sessions, etc.

STEP 2: Choose your Program

Watch the webshops below to choose the program that’s right for you.

Cost and Credit are important aspects to consider when choosing a program. Watch the webshops below that are relevant to you:


  • Program Costs (How much does it cost to study abroad? What is included?)
  • Scholarships (How do I find scholarships? Who is eligible? Why should I apply?)
  • Financial Aid (How does financial aid work abroad?)


STEP 3: Apply to your Program

Watch this webshop to learn how to apply to a program:

Then complete and submit the following form to the Study Abroad Center:

  • Pre-Application

    - This is NOT an application. Submit to receive a link to your application instructions. Allow plenty of time to apply!

      • UCEAP Deadlines
      • All Other Programs - Deadlines vary. Check with your program.
  • A passport that is valid for at least 6 months after the end of your program is required for ALL participants. It takes 4-6 weeks to receive, so if you do not have one, APPLY NOW!
Need Help?

Need Help?

Visit our Office – receive one-on-one assistance from peer and staff advisors.

    • Peer Advisors can help you get started, direct you to helpful online resources, and answer questions related to their own time abroad.
    • Staff Advisors can assist you when you have specific questions, concerns, or just can’t seem to narrow down your choices.

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