Curious about what it means to study abroad? Know you want to study abroad, but are not sure where yet? Do you wonder if you can afford it? What about getting credits toward graduation? Do you want to get in contact with students who already studied abroad? Advisors are ready to answer your questions and support your global journey!

Step One: Attend a CALS Study Abroad 101 Session

CALS Study Abroad 101 sessions are held during the academic year. Students are expected to attend one of these information sessions before applying for a program or scheduling to meet individually with a study abroad or exchange program advisor.

Fall 2018 Times and Locations:

  • Monday, August 27, 5:00pm, Warren 151 - CALS & Global Learning Info Session and Student Panel
  • Tuesday, September 4, 5:00-5:45pm, 101 Kennedy Hall
  • Wednesday, September 12, 12:00-12:45pm, 105 Kennedy Hall
  • Thursday, September 20, 4:45-5:30pm, 170 Roberts Hall

These sessions cover factors to consider when selecting a program, the study abroad application and approval process, and other important college-specific information. No appointment is necessary for the 101 session though please plan to arrive on time. 

Step Two: Individual Advising

Once you have attended CALS Study Abroad 101 session, schedule to meet with the respective advisor.

For CALS Exchange, use our online scheduling platform or call 607-255-2257 to make an appointment, or come to our drop-in hours in 140 Roberts Hall (when classes are in session):

  • Tuesday mornings, 9:30-11am (Cindy)
  • Thursday afternoons, 1:30-3pm (Julia)

For Global Learning opportunities, program advising is done by appointment. General guidance on study abroad is available during weekly drop-in hours during the Fall and Spring semesters Monday-Friday, 1:00-2:00pm in 300 Caldwell Hall. Forms can be dropped off without appointment during normal business hours.

Note: Even if you select a program through the Office of Global Learning, you must still attend a CALS Study Abroad 101 session before receiving final CALS approval.