Semester Study Abroad Application

Please read the instructions and eligibility requirements carefully.

The following documents need to be printed, signed and uploaded with your application:

*Student Rights and Responsibilities PLEASE DOWNLOAD RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES HERE.
*Signed and Dated Waiver of Liability: PLEASE DOWNLOAD WAIVER OF LIABILITY FORM HERE.

Eligibility Requirements:

3.0 GPA
Must have completed 1-year of university-level study
Language requirements or other course prerequisites may apply. Please check with the Office of Study Abroad (435-797-0601 or studyabroad@usu.edu) if you have questions about specific program requirements. 

Application Fee:  $150 

The application fee is non-refundable. Applications will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed until the application fee is paid -PLEASE DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT FORM HERE.

Non-USU Students:

If you are not CURRENTLY enrolled - in addition to the USU study abroad application and application fee of $150, please complete the USU admissions application <http://www.usu.edu/admissions/applyonline>, pay the USU Admissions $40 application fee. On the admissions application in the notes section please add: Study Abroad Student, and  term of study abroad program. (You will only be admitted for the term of your study abroad program.)
 

Items to submit in hard-copy to the Study Abroad office:

To complete the application process:

1) Scan and email (to studyabroad@usu.edu) or bring proof of payment of the application fee to Military Science Room 118.
2) Submit an official hard-copy of your USU transcripts to the Study Abroad office at Military Science Room 118.

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Please enter today's date in the format MM/DD/YYYY
Please select the university you wish placement from the drop down list.
Please enter a second choice, if applicable.
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USU Students: Please enter your USU A Number. Non-USU Students: Please enter the last 4 digits of your SSN.
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Gender
Enter year of birth (i.e. 1994)
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Please enter a valid email address.
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Please select one option. Admitted and Currently Enrolled: for students who have a USU A Number and are currently enrolled and taking classes at USU. Not Currently enrolled, but wish to enroll as a study abroad student only: select this option if you are not currently enrolled in USU classes even if you have a USU A Number, and wish to be admitted to USU for the study abroad term ONLY. Not currently enrolled, but wish to be admitted to a degree program at USU: Select this option, if you are not currently enrolled in classes at USU (even if you have a USU A Number) and wish to be admitted to USU to complete your degree.
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Enter your current cumulative GPA. Includes transfer credits from other institutions.
Enter your class standing at the time of application.
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Please list any current or previous classes that have helped prepare you for study abroad.
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If you are applying for a study abroad program where you will be studying in a second language, please provide the following: Language studied, Years of university level language study, list of classes taken at university level, and any other language exposure/experience.
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Please list classes at the host university you wish to take. If you cannot find specific courses, please list the types of classes you wish to take during your study abroad term.
On a separate sheet of paper, please answer the following question in a clear, thoughtfully prepared short essay (about 300–500 words. Introduce yourself and explain your goals for studying abroad and for integrating into the host culture? What specific situations from your past (i.e., coursework, job experience, travel, intercultural experience) have helped you prepare to accomplish these goals?
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Describe your previous international travel/international experience.
Financial Resources
How do you plan to finance your study aboad program. Please check all that apply.
Special Needs/Services
Do you have any special needs or services that you need to discuss with USU study abroad that may impact your participation in the program. If yes, please list them.
*Passport
Do you have a current, valid passport? You do not need to have a current passport in order to complete this application.
Please attach a current copy of your passport if available.
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Please make sure you contact the reference before you submit your application. The referee you select will automatically receive an email requesting to provide a reference for you.
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Please make sure you contact the reference before you submit your application. The referee you select will automatically receive an email requesting to provide a reference for you.
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*Reference Waiver
Do you waive your right to view the contents of your academic references.
Please sign with your original signature, complete the of the Waiver of Liability and attach with your application here. (Note: Please make image dpi no more than 300.)
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Emergency Contact Relationship
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Predominant Racial/Ethnic Group (Optional)
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This information is collected for reporting purposes.
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Please enter your initials. I understand that study abroad may share my email with other study abroad participants, partner institutions abroad, and USU officials associated with the program.
Please attach your signed and dated Student Rights and Responsibilities form. The Student Rights and Responsibilities form can be downloaded from the application instructions above.
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Enter your initials. I certify that the above information is current and correct to the best of my knowledge.
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Please enter your initials. I have read and understand the program eligibility. requirements. I further understand the application fee is non-refundable and is due with the application.
Please select the advisor you met with in the study abroad office. If you did not meet with anyone in the study abroad office prior to submitting an application, please select none.