Application Deadline

Fall semester: March 15th
Spring semester: October 15th
Summer term: March 15th

Steps to Take Before Applying

Studying Abroad does require some advance planning. You will want to do some preparation before submitting an application.


  • Good academic and judicial standing at time of application and departure
  • Must be a sophomore or a junior (seniors must get approval)
  • Completed study abroad application and required forms
  • GPA of at least 2.5 at time of application and departure

How to Apply

Once you are ready to apply to the program of your choice and have spoken with an International Study Abroad Staff member:

  • Please review this 'Sway' presentation and begin the first four forms it contains. These will indicate your interest to study abroad as well as let our staff know the location you are interested in. 
  • Please note you should also plan to meet with staff to begin your application process.

After Being Accepted

  • Make an appointment with the Financial Aid Office, in order to discuss your Eastern financial aid options for your semester abroad
  • Meet with your Academic Advisor to discuss and plan the academic component of your preferred study abroad programs
  • Meet with Advisement Center and Department Chair to get classes approved for credit transfer
  • Advise Housing that you will be studying abroad, in order to ensure on-campus housing upon your return

Application Forms

  • Study Abroad is in the process of going paperless with all application forms. For an overview of the final checklist of items, please click here