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Non-Credit Programs

PART 1: Initial Application

  • Log on to Symplicity and set a password.
  • Go to APPLY FOR PROGRAM and type "non-credit" in the Keywords field.  (Note: type "+Magellan" for Magellan Grants.)
  • Complete the online program application. 
  • Submit the following documents to the Study Abroad Office:
    • Email confirmation that you completed the online application
  • Be in the process of applying directly to the program.

If you will be traveling to a country on the University's and/or State Department's Travel Warning list, you must submit a Destination of Risk Petition to the Study Abroad Office at least 60 days prior to departure.

PART 2: Upon Acceptance into Program

  • View the pre-departure video modules on Academics, Health, Safety, and Navigating Culture.
  • Attend the Study Abroad Pre-Departure Conference.

Students will be automatically enrolled in the USC Overseas Emergency Medical Insurance, which is required for all non-credit programs.