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UMass Dartmouth Health Services: Zika Advisory (20 April 2016)

» Study Abroad Application Cutoff

IPO is accepting applications now!

Summer and Fall semester: March 15

Winter and Spring Session: October 15

Start now! Many programs have earlier due dates.

» Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  
Library Grand Reading Room

Each semester the IPO welcomes representatives from study abroad organizations to share their program offerings and answer questions. Faculty members will talk with students about their upcoming classes abroad. A Financial Aid staff member will be there as well as study abroad advisors from the IPO. Freshmen and sophomores are especially encouraged to attend and get preliminary information.

» Study Abroad Information Sessions

Mondays, 2:00 & 3:00
Blue & Gold Welcome Center (next to UMass Pass)

Discover what study abroad is all about and learn about the next steps to get you started on your journey! Back-to-back sessions will be held each Monday while classes are in session.

» Study Abroad Drop-In and Advising Appointment Hours

Have a quick question for a study abroad advisor? Drop by the IPO (LARTS 016) Monday through Friday Noon-2:00. Students will be seen on a first come first, served basis.

If you have more than a few quick questions, please contact the IPO to set up an advising appointment. Advising appointments are available Monday through Friday by appointment only.

» Program Payment Due Dates*

Faculty-led and Hessen IWU and ISU programs
Due at time of application - $250 program deposit, non-refundable
Dec 1 - Program fee for Winter and Spring programs, non-refundable**
Apr 1 - Program fee for Summer and Fall programs, non-refundable**

Exchange programs and Hessen semester programs
Due at time of application - $250 program deposit, non-refundable
UMassD tuition and fees or the Hessen Program Fee are due during the regular billing period of the term the student is studying abroad.

Third-party provider programs
Please refer to the organization's policies.

*All students who participate in study abroad will be billed a separate $250 study abroad fee (with the exception of participants in the Hessen program who will be charged a "Hessen Program Fee"). The study abroad fee is due during the regular billing period of the term the student is studying abroad. 

**Failure to pay the program fee by the due date may result in being removed from the program.

» Pre-Departure Orientation

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

All students planning on studying abroad are required to attend an orientation prior to departure. Two orientation sessions are  scheduled for Tuesday, December 13, 2016 (session 1: 10:00-1:00, session 2: 2:00-5:00). The sessions will be held in Library 314.

» Lessons from Abroad: Study Abroad Returnee Conference

February 25, 2017, Bridgewater State University

Join other students from the region at the annual Lessons from Abroad: Study Abroad Returnee Conference. The conference aims at educating study abroad alumni on the best ways to utilize the skills gained from their experience abroad. It is a great way to learn about international opportunities throughout New England, share stories with others that have similar interests & experiences, internationalize your resume and interviewing skills, and discover how to study, teach, live, or work abroad!  


 

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