Start your Search

There are many options of where and how to go abroad with CSB+SJU. With proper planning study abroad can help you prepare for life and career in today’s global world. The process for selecting a study abroad program is similar to selecting your major or minor.


Start Your Search:

  • Formulate your argument for studying abroad: Why Study Abroad?
  • Explore the Center for Global Education(CGE) website to explore program options on ways to engage globally while at CSB+SJU.
  • Set goals on what you hope to accomplish on your study abroad experience. How do those goals best align with your academic & on-campus degree requirements along with your personal and professional goals at CSB+SJU?  
  • Create your profile in the CSBSJU-Global Portal by completing questions about your question/concerns, goals, previous travel experience, financial aid, and motivation towards studying abroad. This is your gateway to learn about all our programs. 
  • Attend a Study Abroad 101 session to explore all the study abroad program types offered by CSB+SJU. Explore programs by length (semester or short term), timing, housing, and finances. You may discover opportunities you didn't know existed or hadn't considered.
  • In consultation with your academic/faculty advisor, create a tentative “4-year” plan to determine the best time for a study abroad experienceFind out why other CSB+SJU students went abroad by connecting with student ambassadors. 
  • Attend fall Study Abroad Fair to connect with CGE staff, program directors, and student ambassadors. 
  • Recognize how academic and personal choices and actions can impact your future, including CSB or SJU student conduct guidelines.
  • Begin to plan financially for a global program. Investigate scholarship & financial aid possibilities.

Narrow your Search & Apply:

  • Explore in-depth your #1 program and have a plan B.
  • Following a Study Abroad 101 session/Explore Study Abroad Student meeting, individual appointments can be scheduled with CGE staff member in the HIVE  to make the best choose for a study abroad experience.
  • Attend a Study Abroad 201 session to help you prepare your application and interview for a semester program.
  • Apply to Study Abroad (Deadlines vary by program type).
  • Complete the interview process to be accepted to your program (required for Semester & Global Fellowships, optional by program for short-term).