Want to expand your worldview, learn more about yourself, and enhance the value of your college degree all while earning academic credit? You've come to the right place!
It is never too early to begin planning your study abroad experience. Review the five phases of Study Abroad below, and prepare yourself for a study abroad program that fits your academic needs and personal interests.
Set Personal & Academic Goals
Attend an info session or workshop
Attend our Study Abroad Fair in the fall semester
Meet with your Academic Advisor
Meet with a Study Abroad Program Advisor
Check out the study abroad application for semester applicants.
Obtain or Renew your Passport, if applicable
Choose one program (you can submit only one application per term)
Submit the Transfer Course Review Form, If applicable
Submit your application by the deadline
Spring deadline: October 2nd
Fall deadline: March 2nd
Summer deadline: End of January for most programs
Determine Visa Requirements
Study Abroad Summer Withdrawal Policy
Course Registration - once accepted, follow the program instructions
Apply for Housing Abroad- once accepted, follow the program instructions
Attend Pre-Departure Orientations
Obtain your student visa, if applicable
Research Host Country/Culture
Cancel Your LMU Housing for the semester you will be abroad, if applicable
Contact Off-Campus Housing at OCSL@lmu.edu to access the Off-Campus RoomSync portal to sublease your room, if applicable
While you are Abroad
Enjoy being Abroad!!
Register for classes at LMU
Understand the on-campus housing applications and deadlines for the semester you are coming back to LMU, if applicable
Contact Off-Campus Housing at OCSL@lmu.edu to access the Off-Campus RoomSync portal to find housing before you return to campus, if applicable
Overcome Reverse Culture Shock