Education Abroad Office

Getting Started

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So you’re thinking about studying abroad?  Congratulations, because you are in the right place!  The Education Abroad Office (EAO) is dedicated to helping our students find the right program fit not only for your academic goals but for your personal goals as well.   

The Office of Education Abroad is here to help you prepare to go abroad. 



study abroad steps from info session video to processing credits after return

We’ve developed a study abroad process that is student-centered, focusing on finding  the best program fit for you. In order to accomplish this, we encourage students to meet with our study abroad advisor who is here to serve you.                  

At any time, if you encounter an unexpected hiccup in your preparation or have questions, please come see us!  We are here to help you find solutions to any obstacles that may arise and answers to any questions that you may have.                  

  1.  Watch the Study Abroad Info Session Video.
  2.  Schedule a meeting with the study abroad office.  Find times on the Study Abroad Calendar.
  3.  Review the program recommendations.
  4.  Create a list of potential courses. 
  5.  Meet with an Academic Advisor.
  6.  Submit the UToledo Study Abroad Application.
  7.  Start applying to your program.
  8.  Meet with Study Abroad Financial Aid Coordinator.  Schedule an appointment to learn the details about using your financial aid packages toward your study abroad program fees.   Email Stephanie Dixon at
  9. Attend a pre-departure orientation.
  10. Depart for your program!

Our office's objective is to thoroughly cover all the details you need, especially program cost and relevance of academic credit, prior to applying to your program. We highly encourage students to chronologically follow these steps in order to ensure that all your bases are covered before your departure.

Last Updated: 3/23/23