STUDENTS STUDYING ABROAD SHOULD DO THE FOLLOWING:

To Do:

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  1. Begin reviewing the RBC Study Abroad Handbook 
  2. Get a Passport &  inquire about needing visa
  3. Remove any holds on HU account.
  4. Register for classes for the upcoming semester (15+ credits) at Howard as if you were going to attend classes on campus.
  5. Fill out Residence Life Departure Form and inform your RA that you plan to move out to study abroad. (Not Required for summer study abroad)
  6. Fill out and submit the Study Abroad Budget Form
  7. Register for the State Department’s Smart Traveler Program
  8. Attend ‘Mindful Travelers’ Workshops at Bunche Center
  9. Attend the Pre-Departure Orientation

FALL TIMELINE:

October

November

December

15th

Final day to complete study abroad program application.

15th

Spring 2019 Application Closes. No new applications will be accepted.

30th

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

13th-17th

International Education Week! During this week, the entire world celebrates the purpose and impact of study abroad! ALL HU Bison Abroad applicants are required to attend three of the five sessions.

17th

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.

30th

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

1st

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.

1st

Official Spring 2019 Predeparture Orientation *Mandatory* RBC, 1st floor, 9:30am- 12pm.
**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.