STUDENTS STUDYING ABROAD SHOULD DO THE FOLLOWING:

To Do:

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  1. Begin reviewing the HU Bison Abroad Handbook  (CLICK to Access)
  2. Obtain a passport & Do your research about possible visa requirements
  3. Remove any holds from your Howard Bison account
  4. Register for on campus classes for the upcoming semester (15+ credits) as if you were unable to study abroad
  5. Inform your RA of your plans to move out for study abroad.
  6. Fill out and submit the Estimated Study Abroad Cost of Attendance Form
  7. Register for the State Department’s Smart Travelers Program
  8. Attend 2+ Mindful Travelers Workshops in the Bunche Center (M-F)
  9. Attend the final Pre-Departure Orientation (Saturday)

FALL TIMELINE:

October

November

December

23rd

Final day to complete study abroad program application.

23rd

Spring 2020 Application Closes. No new applications will be accepted.

28th

All applicants will be reviewed by Financial Aid, International Student Services, Judicial Affairs and Student Affairs to confirm suitability for study abroad.

18th-22nd

International Education Week! During this week, the entire world celebrates the purpose and impact of study abroad!

18th

Deadline to withdraw from study abroad program*, have ALL holds removed from student account, and/or to submit all additional documents required for HU Bison Abroad application.

20th

Notification sent to any student deemed unsuitable to study abroad based on student account hold status at Howard.

Pre-departure Workshop Series & Orientation

Mindful Traveler's Workshops held from 25-29th.
Pre-Departure Orientation, 9:00-12pm on the 30th (Saturday)

9th

Study abroad academic course block placed on student account to indicate off-campus study abroad status. All courses previously registered for will be dropped.
All courses previously registered for will be dropped.

**NOTE: Should you have any holds on your Bison account, they must be cleared by November 17. Failure to clear account holds will result in the inability to study abroad in the spring
**NOTE: Cancellation Fees by the provider may apply for program cancellation.