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Steps for Studying Abroad

Study Abroad

Are You Eligible? 

- Students must have completed 30 credit hours of coursework (at least sophomore standing); Excludes the Spring London Semester Program
- Students must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA (some foreign universities require a higher GPA)
- Students cannot be on academic or disciplinary probation
- Students must schedule a mandatory meeting with a Study Abroad Advisor

1. Complete Our Information Session

Go the Virtual Information Session linked to our home page.

2. Get a passport!

3. Make an Appointment

Every student interested in an international educational experience must work closely with his/her academic advisor and the university Exchange/Study Abroad Advisor. To get started, view the information session online.  Instructions are provided there. 

4. Deadlines - Apply Early!

For all programs, it is best to complete the application process well before the published deadlines.

Fall Programs

Apply on or before MARCH 15 (deadline can be extended if programs remain unfilled;however, scholarship deadlines are not flexible).  Some programs and universities have earlier deadlines.

Spring Programs

Apply on or before OCTOBER 15.  Some programs and universities have earlier deadlines.

Summer Programs

Apply on or before FEBRUARY 15 (deadline can be extended if programs remain unfilled; however, scholarship deadlines are not flexible)

*Many programs have earlier deadlines! Please check specific exchange programs/providers for those deadlines to ensure you can choose from all possible options for studying abroad. 

*Deadlines for some scholarships may be earlier than application dates.

5. Application Materials and Information

6. Resources for Parents

7. Prepare to Go!

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Study Abroad

Cheney International Center

Dept. 3707, 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-3677


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