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Study Abroad Office


Apply to Study Abroad

The application process varies depending on the type of program you choose. Most programs have an on-line application phase, as well as hard-copy materials that must be submitted to our office. Deadlines for each program type are found below.  Before you apply, be sure to check the specific instructions for each program! 

The following deadlines indicate when the initial application must be completed.

*Late Applications Notice: Applications submitted after the deadline must be accompanied by submission of a $50 late fee. The only exceptions are for the Global USC in Costa Rica, the Galapagos, and Italy programs.

Program Semester/Term Deadline
Global USC Programs Maymester / Summer Costa Rica: March 1
Galápagos: March 1
Italy: March 1
Global Classroom Programs   Winter Break October 1
Spring Break December 1
Maymester / Summer March 1*
Global Direct Programs   Fall / Academic Year March 1*
Spring May 1 (Priority Deadline)**
Spring September 15 (Regular Deadline)*
Summer March 1
Global Exchange Programs   Fall / Academic Year  March 1*
Spring May 1 (Priority Deadline)**
Spring September 15 (Regular Deadline)*
Global Partner Programs   Fall / Academic Year March 1*
Spring October 1
Summer March 1
Graduate/Professional Students All Terms 30 days prior to departure
International Business Exchange Programs Spring April 15
Non-Credit Programs  All Terms Due 30 days prior to departure
(Note - Magellan spring grants due November 5; Magellan fall grants due March 4)
Non-USC Programs All Terms Is your destination of choice not listed on our website? That means it is a Non-USC program and has not been pre-approved for our students. Traveling with Non-USC programs requires applicants to submit a petition in addition to their application. More details.
Destinations of Risk All Terms Is your destination of choice also a Destination of Risk? Traveling to a Destination of Risk requires that applicants submit a petition in addition to their application. More details.


PLEASE NOTE:

APPLICATIONS NOT SUBMITTED BY THE DEADLINES ABOVE MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A $50.00 LATE FEE.

*Global Exchange and Global Direct Program applications WILL NOT be accepted after the regular deadlines (March 1 and September 15).

**Spring Global Exchange Program applications submitted between the May 1 priority deadline and the September 15 regular deadline will be considered with the regular deadline applicants and will not be charged an administrative late fee.

APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE FOLLOWING DATES:
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April 1: Maymester, Summer, Fall, and Academic Year programs

- November 1: Spring programs