Education Abroad Office

Getting Started

JapanCongratulations on taking the first step toward the academic adventure of a lifetime!

Getting Started:  
Use these Education Abroad Checklists to keep you on track:

Education Abroad Undergraduate Student Checklist

Education Abroad Graduate Student Checklist

Here are your next steps for this unique educational adventure.

1. Attend a Education Abroad Information Session to learn more about programs and next steps. This session will give you an overview on your options...and there are many.

2. Schedule Appointment #1 with International Education Specialist

Call 419.530.5268 to schedule your 30 minute appointment.

At this time you will review program(s), procedures, and the following forms:

  • Review Education Abroad worksheet
  • Review Forms: CISP Application, Course Pre-Approval Form, Estimated Program Cost worksheet

3. Meet with your Academic Adviser to inform them of your intent to study abroad

  • Discuss your semester abroad plan of study and your return semester plan of study
  • Bring course offerings and descriptions
  • Complete Course Approval Form Form

4. Explore Funding

5. Meet with Financial Aid Adviser (if necessary)

  • Discuss Funding Options
  • Review Esimated Program Cost Worksheet

6. Schedule Appointment #2 with Program Specialist.

At this appointment you will review completed CISP application,
Course Approval Form, and Estimated Program Cost Worksheet.

Call 419.530.5268 to schedule your appointment.

7. Apply for Program

Step 1:
Submit CISP Application
Submit Course Approval Form
Submit Estimated Program Cost Worksheet


Program Search 


How to apply online instructions


Step 2:
Submit program application(USAC, ISA, SAS, GlobaLinks, etc)

8.  Apply for International Student Identity Card (ISIC) to receive basic travel insurance coverage and discounts overseas. 
     (Apply in the Confucius Institute SM 1060)abroad.

9. Make Copies of All Important Documents to take with you to avoid complications while you are abroad.

  • Driver’s License
  • ISIC Card
  • Passport
  • Visa

 10.  Attend Pre-Departure Orientation to learn valuable information to help you adjust to life a broad and to receive Travel Grant.

Once you have narrowed down where you want to go, you can then begin the application process and move on to utilize the Accepted Student resources.

Last Updated: 3/21/18