Office for Study Abroad's Role

The Office for Study Abroad provides administrative support, guidance, and funding for Short-Term Abroad Programs.  The Office for Study Abroad’s responsibilities include:

  • Advise faculty members with questions about the proposal process
  • Review and select faculty proposals
  • Build course websites and student applications
  • Market the overall collection of Short-Term Abroad Programs
  • Communicate with students about application procedures
  • Create course reference numbers and arrange on-campus space, as needed
  • Register students
  • Issue advance payments for the course
  • Present health and safety information to all students prior to departure
  • Provide pre-departure training for faculty, including detailed financial and risk management information
  • Collects student evaluations