Upon acceptance into your program, you need to obtain final UVM permission to study abroad. Therefore, once you've received acceptance into the program of your choice:
For fall, academic year and summer programs:
For spring programs:
Failure to meet the UVM
"Travelers never think that they are the foreigners."
— Mason Cooley
Note: If you receive financial aid and want to take eligible aid with you when you go abroad, you are required to complete your budget sheet.
Prepare the Budget Worksheet. Complete it according to the program cost information your study abroad program provided to you or visit the program's website and print out their program cost information. Attach any and all cost documentation to your completed budget sheet and return it to our office. If you need assistance filling out your budget sheet, contact OIE to schedule an appointment.
Consider loans, scholarships, grants: Remember that financial aid includes loans, scholarships and grants.
Concerned about financing? See Step 3: Financial considerations for more financial planning information and for information on outside scholarships and grants including the Gilman and Boren.
Once you have been accepted into your program, approval for overseas study must be obtained through your iAbroad account. Log in to complete this process.
After completing UVM approvals in your iAbroad account, OIE will issue you a course override so that you may register for OSSP online during your regularly assigned course registration period. This must be completed before your departure from UVM. Failure to register for OSSP has serious consequences:
Get ready to go in Step 8: Plan for your departure.