International Experiences & Study Abroad

Get Started on Your Adventure!

Think about your study abroad goals...

Please consider the following:

Where do you want to study abroad?
When choosing a country, one should consider why that location would be the best fit based on interests, major, housing needs, etc.

What length of time would you like to study abroad?
Trimester, Semester, Summer, or Year long

What courses do you want to take abroad and are they transferable?
See your academic advisor.

What is your study abroad budget?
Develop a budget for your trip including program cost, travel, spending money, etc.

Have you explored financial aid options?
UMass Lowell Financial Aid Department
Financial Aid Budget Worksheet
Financial Aid Information & Scholarships

Have you reviewed the UMass Lowell forms?
Study Abroad Inquiry (pdf)
Pre-authorization of Course Transfer for Study Abroad/Exchange (pdf)

Do you have a passport?
Please start the passport process as soon as possible if you do not have one:
http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html