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Global Direct Programs

PART 1: Initial Application

  • Log on to Symplicity and set a password. Please note that our (EAASy) login  will be available in early April.*
  • Search for your program of choice.
  • Complete the online program application. This includes:
    • Essays *
    • One Faculty Recommendation *
  • Submit the following hard copies together to the Study Abroad Office:
    • Email confirmation that you completed the online application
    • Official transcript, either in the sealed envelope from the Registrar's Office or sent directly from the Registrar to saabroad@mailbox.sc.edu.
    • Email confirmation that you paid the $150 Study Abroad Fee

PART 2: Upon Acceptance into Program

  • Complete the required pre-departure modules in the Study Abroad Orientation Blackboard Organization. You will be added to this organization in Blackboard and will receive further information on how to complete this requirement.
  • Pay the $500 deposit to secure your spot on the program. *
  • Submit the Study Abroad Approval Form to the Study Abroad Office (given to you when you submit Part 1).
  • Complete your host institution application using the instructions listed on your Next Steps Checklist (emailed to you by your Study Abroad Advisor)
  • For students who receive financial aid (including scholarships and loans), submit the following directly to the Financial Aid Office:
  • Attend the Study Abroad Pre-Departure Workshop Series. More information will be provided once you apply to your study abroad program.

Does not apply to Global Direct Summer Programs.


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