Off-Campus Study

Thinking about studying off-campus, but don't know where to start?

Here's a step-by-step guide:


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  1. Learn what others have done

  2. Watch a Video to understand the process

  3. Set goals for yourself

  4. Get answers to frequently asked questions



  Explore image 5. Talk with an OIE advisor

  6. Connect study abroad to your studies

  7. Explore your options

  8. Understand the role of social identities abroad  





Plan Map  9. Talk to an ambassador

  10. Calculate costs

  11. Review your aid package / Apply for scholarships

  12. Read program evaluations (available in the OIE)

  13. Learn more about your host country



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 14. Apply for Beloit College approval first

  Deadlines are Nov. 1 (early decision) and Feb. 1 (final)

 15.  Apply for admission to your host institution second

   Deadlines vary by university and program



Prepare bag  16. Complete the pre-departure checklist

  17. Attend the Orientation Conference

  18. Access helpful resources

  19.  Prepare for emergencies





 20. Engage with your host environment

  21. Navigate cultural adjustment

  22. Report any health or security incidents to the OIE

  23. Record, Reflect




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  24. Complete the post-study abroad reflection and evaluation

  25.  Get credit

  26.  Process and share your experience

  27Support other Beloiters preparing for study abroad



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