FAQ

Choosing a Program

I am thinking about studying abroad. Now what?
Where can I study abroad?
What is the National Student Exchange?
I am a freshman. Is it too soon to study abroad?
How do I apply for a study abroad program?
When are the deadlines for applying? When will I hear if I was accepted?
I am a non-UWGB student or community member. Can I still apply to a study abroad program?
What do I do if I want to study abroad through another university?


Academics

When is the deadline for the forms I receive upon acceptance to a program?
What happens if I need to withdraw from a program?
What semester do winter interim courses count in?
If I am taking a winter travel course, do I need credit overload approval for the spring semester if I want to take 18 credits on campus?
How will I get credit for my courses?
How much will it cost?
What are my financial aid options? Will my financial aid apply to my study abroad?
How will I get credit for my courses?


Finances

How much will it cost?
What are my financial aid options? Will my financial aid apply to my study abroad?
Are there any scholarships I can apply for?
What deposits do I need to pay?
If I apply for a program, but am not accepted, will I get my money back?
Can I work while I'm abroad?


Miscellaneous

I have travelled abroad before. Do I still need to attend the study abroad orientation?
Do I have to know (or speak) a foreign language?
When should I apply for a passport?
Will I need a visa to study or teach abroad?
When should I begin looking for a plane ticket?
How do I get my study abroad/international student graduation sash?