APPLYING FOR STUDY ABROAD

Applying for Spring 2016? Important dates and deadlines linked here!

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES for AY 2016-17 STUDY ABROAD:

December 1, 2015Major Declaration form due to Registrar
December 8, 2015Oxbridge applications due to OIS
December 18, 2015Proposal to Study Away due (myWellesley)
February 1, 2106 – Petitions for non-approved programs, 2 destination plans or language exceptions due (myWellesley)
March 1Pre-Travel Screening Form due to Health Services for Fall/Year Travelers
April 1SFS Clearance Form due for Fall/Year Travelers
April 1Study Abroad Agreement due for Fall/Year Travelers
April 26 – Pre-Departure Meeting for Fall/Year Travelers
October 1 – Pre-Travel Screening Form due to Health Services for Spring Travelers
November 1 – SFS Clearance Form due for Spring Travelers
November 1 – Study Abroad Agreement due for Spring Travelers
November 29 – Pre-Departure meeting for Spring Travelers

 

RECOMMENDED TIMELINE FOR 2016-17           

All students planning on studying abroad during their Junior year should begin planning during the summer before their sophomore year.

Study away during FALL 2016/FULL YEAR

July-August

 

 

 

Submit the pre-advising form to the Office of International Study. OIS staff will recommend programs that might be a good fit for you.

Begin researching programs using the OIS website, major department websites and Abroad 101.

Apply for a passport if you don’t already have one or if yours will expire within 6 months of your proposed time abroad.

September-November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use a variety of on-campus resources to continue researching programs:

  • Study Abroad Fair (September 15)

  • Study Abroad Basics Info Session (see calendar for dates)

  • Program- or Region-specific panels (see calendar)

  • Major-specific panels (see calendar)

  • OIS Staff (Study Abroad Advisor, Director or Peer Mentor)

  • Class Deans

  • Faculty Advisors and Instructors

  • Returned students

Declare a major, and discuss your plans for study away with your major advisor.

Complete the Proposal to Study Away in myWellesley.

Review the application requirements for your preferred program and request letters of recommendation if needed.

December-
February

Complete and submit applications.

March-
May

Make an appointment with Health Services if you plan to travel to a non-traditional destination or have a medical issue that will require planning. Submit Pre-Travel Screening Form.

Make an appointment with the Stone Center if you have any recent history or ongoing mental health issues.

Attend a "Making Sense of Your Budget and Bills" Info Session (see calendar) for study abroad or meet with an SFS Counselor. Submit the SFS Clearance Form.

Complete the on-line pre-departure orientation.

Submit the Study Abroad Agreement.

Attend the OIS Pre-Departure Meeting (see calendar).

 

Study away during SPRING 2017

July-
August

Submit the pre-advising form to the Office of International Study. OIS staff will recommend programs that might be a good fit for you.

Begin researching programs using the OIS website, major department websites and Abroad 101.

Apply for a passport if you don’t already have one or if yours will expire within 6 months of your proposed time abroad.

September-November

Use a variety of on-campus resources to continue researching programs:

  • Study Abroad Fair (September 15)

  • Study Abroad Basics Info Session (see calendar for dates)

  • Program- or Region-specific panels (see calendar)

  • Major-specific panels (see calendar)

  • OIS Staff (Study Abroad Advisor, Director or Peer Mentor)

  • Class Deans

  • Faculty Advisors and Instructors

  • Returned students

Declare a major, and discuss your plans for study away with your major advisor.

Complete the Proposal to Study Away in myWellesley.

Review the application requirements for your preferred program and request letters of recommendation if needed.

July-
September

Complete and submit applications.

October-December

Make an appointment with Health Services if you plan to travel to a non-traditional destination or have a medical issue that will require planning. Submit Pre-Travel Screening Form.

Make an appointment with the Stone Center if you have any recent history or ongoing mental health issues.

Attend a "Making Sense of Your Budget and Bills" Info Session (see calendar) for study abroad or meet with an SFS Counselor. Submit the SFS Clearance Form.

Complete the on-line pre-departure orientation.

Submit the Study Away Agreement.

Attend the OIS Pre-Departure Meeting (see calendar).