Quick Start Guide

Upcoming Study Abroad Events

  • SEPTEMBER 20: Study Abroad Fair ( 11:30-2, Student Activities Ctr.)
  • OCTOBER 15: Application Deadline for Spring 2018 Study Abroad

Check out our video on Next Steps to Making Study Abroad a Reality

Getting Started:

1. Check out the approved study abroad programs for Simmons students!

2. Talk with your academic advisor.

  • If you want to earn credits and fulfill requirements, start a year ahead (or at least a semester) and work closely with your academic advisor and department to identify the best terms to go abroad, based on your academic plan.

3. Talk with your financial aid advisor

  • Take a look at our lists of Financial Aid Steps & Considerations.
  • Have you started to budget your income and/or saving money to provide for the program costs and cost of living abroad?
    • How does the cost of living abroad compare to the cost of living at home in the US?
    • What categories do you need to create in your budget?
    • Review foreign exchange rates and currency converter.

4. Go to one Information Session:

*fall information sessions have passed; spring information session dates are to be scheduled*

5. Schedule an appointment with CGE Staff: cge@simmons.edu

6. Choose a program and Apply!

  • Fall semester deadline: March 15
  • Summer term deadline: March 15
  • Spring semester deadline: October 15
  • Travel Courses deadline that depart in spring or summer: October 15