Education Abroad
Application Process


  • The Education Abroad Office offers comprehensive advising services to help guide you through the discernment process and assist you in finding a program that suits your financial, personal, and academic goals. We also work with your academic advisor, the Office of the Registrar, and the Office of Student Financial Services to ensure you are on-track for your degree and are maintaining a full-time student status while abroad.

    First Steps

    Plan Ahead

     Inform your academic advisor of your plans to study abroad. She/he will assist you in determining the courses you need for your degree requirements and the best time for you to be off campus.

    Arm Yourself with Information

    This is YOUR experience! Get involved and do your research!

    Internationalize Your Curriculum

     Courses taken at SU with an international/global focus may help you with your selection of a study abroad program.

    Keep an Open Mind

    There are many programs out there but you will need to identify a couple programs work best for your academic and personal needs.

    The Five Steps to Studying Abroad

    1. Attend an information session with Education Abroad (EA)

    • This will cover program types, credit transfer and financial aid
    • Offered 2-3 times per week
    • Call (206) 296-2226 or stop by the office to schedule

    2. Schedule an appointment with an Education Abroad Advisor

    • Once you have attended an info session, you are eligible to meet 1:1 with an EA advisor
    • Call (206) 296-2226, email, or stop by the office to schedule
    • Bring your Education Abroad Planning Worksheet and Program Evaluation
    • Receive assistance with program options exploration

    3. Research program options

    4. Apply to your Program

    5. Complete all required pre-departure paperwork