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International Business Exchange Programs

PART 1: Initial Application

  • Log on to Symplicity and set a password.
  • Go to APPLY FOR PROGRAM and complete the International Business Exchange Program application. This includes:
    • Essays
    • Language Proficiency Evaluation Form (if applying for a language category II or III exchange). This Form is available for download within the "Documents Library" of your Symplicity online application. 
  • Submit the following hard copies together to the Study Abroad Office:
    • Email confirmation that you completed the online application
    • Email confirmation that you paid the $150 Study Abroad Fee
    • Printout of your results after completing the online orientation (works best with Mozilla Firefox):
      1. Log into Blackboard and click on the "Community" tab
      2. On the left, under "Organization Search", type in "study abroad orientation"
      3. Click "Go". Blackboard will search and come back with the "Browse Organization Catalog" page. The "Study Abroad Orientation" organization will be listed under its ID of “STUDY-ABROAD-ORIEN”
      4. Hover over the organization ID to get the small gray action arrow to the right of the ID
      5. Click on the arrow, and select "Enroll"
      6. You will be required to add the access code to enroll. Type in the word "orientation".
    • Language Proficiency Evaluation Form (if applying for a language category II or III exchange)

PART 2: Upon Acceptance into Program

  • Submit the following hard copies to the Study Abroad Office:
    • Placement Acceptance Form (emailed to you by an advisor)
    • Host Institution Forms (emailed to you by an advisor)
    • Study Abroad Approval Form (will be given to you when you submit Part 1)
    • Course descriptions for each course, attached to your Study Abroad Approval Form
  • For students who receive financial aid/scholarships/loans, submit the following directly to the Financial Aid Office: