1. ATTEND the HWSabroad Information Session, offered once a semester, usually in September and February.

  2. EXPLORE to search online brochure pages for programs that are a good academic fit. READ all the info.

  3. Need guidance? ATTEND an optional "Which Programs for Me?" meeting. SIGN UP for a session online.

  4. COMPLETE the online application*, WRITE a strong essay, GET YOUR APPLICATION E-SIGNED by your adviser, and SUBMIT all components of the application online by the deadline.

*Select the “Apply” button on the online program brochure page to create an account and begin your application. Note that the “Apply” button will not become active on the page until shortly after each semester’s HWSabroad information session.

NOTE: If you are interested in a non-HWS program, you must meet with Amy Teel as a first step.

Helpful Resources

This video explains how to search for an apply to programs on our new online application system.

How to search for and apply to programs (PDF)



  • Financial Aid/Scholarships for study abroad Workshop: Jan. 25, 5-6 p.m., Trinity 305
    Need help funding your study abroad experience? This informative workshop will guide you in the process of finding and applying to scholarship and funding opportunities.
  • GIS (Study Abroad General Information Session): Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., Vandervort Room
    Come learn about Spring 2020 study abroad opportunities. A general information session will be followed by individual small group Q&A meetings.
  • Travel Photography Workshop: Feb. 13, 6-7 p.m., Trinity 305
    Do you want to learn some basic techniques for taking photos that you will be proud to show friends, families and possibly prospective employers about what you have learned and done abroad? Come to this workshop led by Kevin Colton, HWS professional staff photographer and Paul Ciaccia, Senior Editor of Multimedia, Photography and Videography and learn the fundamentals of travel photography techniques.
  • Global Career Panel: Feb. 26, 7-8 p.m., Trinity 305
    Are you looking for ways to incorporate the international experience into your personal, professional and academic lives. This panel is a great opportunity to receive information on various possibilities: Peace Corps, International Fellowships, Teaching Abroad, Grad School Abroad, and Marketing your International Experience.
  • Application Deadline for Spring 2020 programs: Friday, Mar. 1, before 11:59 p.m.
  • Decision notification: Before semester registration closes, through students' online study abroad account.
  • CGE Photo Contest Event: Apr. 3, 7-9 p.m., Vandervort Room
    We know you miss being abroad, so why not reminisce on the good times through incredible photos?! Features of the event: Unveiling of winners, some nice prizes, student performances & food!
  • Fall 2019 accepted study abroad students scholarship meeting: TBD

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