Let's Get Started!

The Education Abroad Office offers advising services to help guide you in finding a program that best suits your financial, personal, and academic goals. Wondering how to get started? Below are simple steps to begin your study abroad process! 

The Next Steps to Studying Abroad

1. Attend an Information Session at the Education Abroad Office (EAO)

  • Call 206-296-2226, email, or visit PAVL 124 to reserve your spot for an information session.
    • Information sessions offered Monday - Friday
    • Learn about the types of programs offered, transferring credits, and financial aid
  • Students must attend an info session before initially meeting with an advisor

2. Schedule an Appointment to attend a Initial Group Advising Appointment with your Education Abroad Advisor

  • Learn more in depth on program searches, financial planning, academic planning, and additional resources to narrow down program choice. 
  • Meet other students planning on going abroad
  • Prior to your appointment complete the Education Abroad Planning Worksheet on Horizons in Surveys (your first appointment only)
  • Bring your Program Evaluation on the day of the appointment (your first appointment only)

3. Schedule a 1:1 Appointment with an Education Abroad Advisor

  • Receive 1:1 assistance with your program discernment and your specific hesitations/questions. 
  • Sign up through Microsoft Booking (see below for instructions) or Call 206-296-2226, email, or visit PAVL 124 for assistance.

4. Explore Programs

5. Apply to your Program

    *Please note that the Education Abroad Office cannot guarantee that students who apply for an academic year for SU-Sponsored and Exchange programs will be approved for the entire academic year. Consult with your Education Abroad Advisor for more options.

6. Complete Required Pre-Departure Paperwork and Orientation 


How to make an appointment

Education Abroad Advisors are available to meet with you by appointment.

  • For first time Group advising with your Education Abroad Advisor, make sure you've already attended an Information Session. 
  • For continued advising, you can utilize advising appointment times or drop-in advising hours on a first come first serve basis.
    • 1:1 Advising Appointments are reserved for students who have already met with their Education Abroad Advisor at least once (including the group advising session)
    • If we notice that you have not attended an information session or initial appointment (including Initial Group) before we will cancel your appointment and contact you for re-scheduling.

You can make your appointment online: