Applying

Applying for Study Abroad

Going abroad in Spring 2018? Make sure that you are on track with deadlines.

 

Important Dates & Deadlines  for AY 2018-19 Study Abroad:

December 1, 2017 – Major Declaration form due to Registrar
December 1, 2017 – Proposal to Study Away due (myWellesley)
January 2018 – Oxbridge applications due to OIS
February 1, 2018 – 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 1 – Study Abroad Agreement due for Fall/Year Travelers
May TBC – 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 TBC – Pre-Departure meeting for Spring Travelers

 

Recommended Timeine for 2018-19           

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

Timeline for Study away during Fall 2018/Full Year

July-August

 

 

 

Log in to the Study Abroad app in MyWellesley (linked here) to try out the "Explore Programs" search feature, and fill out the study abroad interest form for suggestions from OIS staff about programs that might be a good fit for you.

Begin researching programs using the OIS website, Study Abroad App, 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 12 2017)
  • 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

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.

Submit the Study Abroad Agreement.

Review pre-departure materials in the OIS Website  and attend the OIS Pre-Departure Meeting (see calendar).

 

Timeline for Study away during Spring 2019

July-
August

Log in to the Study Abroad app in MyWellesley (linked here) to try out the "Explore Programs" search feature, and fill out the study abroad interest form for suggestions from OIS staff about programs that might be a good fit for you.

Begin researching programs using the OIS website, Study Abroad App, 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 12 2017)
  • 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

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.

Submit the Study Away Agreement.

Review pre-departure materials in the OIS Website  and attend the OIS Pre-Departure Meeting (see calendar).