Timeline & Checklist

Timeline for Fall/ Spring/ Year Study Abroad

 

Important dates and deadlines for study abroad during Spring 2022:

Important dates and deadlines for study abroad during Fall 2022 and/or Spring 2023:

 

Detailed Timeline for Study Away During Fall 2022 or Academic Year 2022-2023

July-

August

 

 

 

Log in to the Study Abroad app in MyWellesley (linked here). Use the "Explore Programs" search feature. 

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

Fill out the study abroad interest form so that OIS staff can recommend programs that might be a good fit for your goals and interests and offer guidance on the application process. We also recommend viewing our How to Choose a Program video.

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 102" Info Session (see calendar for dates) - ("Study Abroad 101" sessions are available in the spring for first years)
  • Program-, Region-, or Identity-specific panels (see calendar*dates are typically set 1-2 months in advance*
  • Major-specific panels (see calendar*dates are typically set 1-2 months in advance*
  • OIS Staff (Study Abroad Advisor, Director, Student Intern or Ambassador)
  • Class Deans
  • Faculty Advisors and Instructors
  • Returned students
  • Study Abroad Resources Folder
  • Follow us on Facebook to stay informed of upcoming events.

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.

Petitions for Non-Approved programs and Two Location plans are due on February 1.

March-

May

Complete the online health module, make an appointment with Health Services or your primary care physician if you have not had a physical exam in the past year, and complete health form(s) required by your program. Students who are traveling in countries outside of western Europe are strongly encouraged to book an appointment with the travel clinic at Newton Wellesley. Students who have ongoing health issues or concerns about managing health or medications are asked to make an appointment either with their primary care provider or with a clinician in health services.

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 FormComplete Financial Responsibility Agreement in Workday.

Submit the Study Abroad Agreement.

Complete online Pre-Departure modules.

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

 

Detailed Timeline for Study Away During Spring 2023

 

July-

August

Log in to the Study Abroad app in MyWellesley (linked here). Use the "Explore Programs" search feature. 

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

Fill out the study abroad interest form so that OIS staff can recommend programs that might be a good fit for your goals and interests and offer guidance on the application process. We also recommend viewing our How to Choose a Program video.

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 102" Info Session (see calendar for dates) - ("Study Abroad 101" sessions are available in the spring for first years)
  • Program-, Region-, or Identity-specific panels (see calendar*dates are typically set 1-2 months in advance*
  • Major-specific panels (see calendar*dates are typically set 1-2 months in advance*
  • OIS Staff (Study Abroad Advisor, Director, Student Intern or Ambassador)
  • Class Deans
  • Faculty Advisors and Instructors
  • Returned students
  • Study Abroad Resources Folder
  • Follow us on Facebook to stay informed of upcoming events.

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.

February

Petitions for Non-Approved programs and Two Location plans are due on February 1.

July-

September

Complete and submit applications.

October-

December

Complete the online health module, make an appointment with Health Services or your Primary Care Physician if you have not had a physical exam in the past year, and complete health form(s) required by your program. Students who are traveling in countries outside of western Europe are strongly encouraged to book an appointment with the travel clinic at Newton Wellesley. Students who have ongoing health issues or concerns about managing health or medications are asked to make an appointment either with their primary care provider or with a clinician in health services.

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 Financial Responsibility Agreement in Workday.

Submit the Study Abroad Agreement.

Complete online Pre-Departure modules.

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