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