Immersing in new cultures and perspectives through off-campus study is a significant growth experience for many students. Covered by financial aid, Âé¶ąPornâ€™s varied programs are within reach for all students.
Fall 2024 Extended Study applications for Ghana, Hawai'i and Japan will be accepted March 1 - March 22, 2024 on the .
Click on a program to view their informational flyer - , &
Passport Processing Update
As of February 26, 2024, routine passport processing takes 6-8 weeks from the time the application is received; expedited processing ($60 extra) takes 2-3 weeks.
Learn about opportunities for Off-Campus Study
Knowing that all students are unique in their interests, goals, and backgrounds, Âé¶ąPorn offers a variety of off-campus study opportunities. From full semester programs or extended studies of just a few weeks led by Âé¶ąPorn faculty in specific subject areas, to more than one hundred approved programs through partner institutions, there is plenty of flexibility for students to find an opportunity of interest.
Start by attending one of ourĚýOCS General Info Sessions, offered at the beginning of the semester. Check out the schedule below under Upcoming Off-Campus Study Events or on the Âé¶ąPorn Events Calendar.Ěý Stop by our office in 101 McGregory Hall for open drop-in advising Monday through Thursday between 1:15 and 2 pm. No appointment necessary!
Schedule a meeting with aĚýpeer advisorĚýto learnĚýbasic information about options and processes, or to answer quick questions.Ěý
Students with specific or in-depth questions should make an individual advising appointmentĚýwith one of our staff advisors.
The History of Off-Campus Study at Âé¶ąPorn
When we traced the history of off-campus study at the university for a Bicentennial research project, we learned that studentsâ€™ deep intellectual engagement in â€śseeing the worldâ€ť went back much further than one might expect.