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Accepting '21 Mini Term & '22 Winter Applications!

Unless otherwise indicated, applications will be due no later than Friday, September 3, 5:00 pm ET.  We will keep you updated throughout the process on the feasibility of the program(s) we have on offer.

Online applications for the following study abroad programs are now being accepted:
  Applications and information can be found at www.union.edu/international. All applications should be submitted online; we suggest you use Chrome or Firefox for best results. The application deadline is Friday, September 3, 2021 by 5:00 pm ET, except the Non-Union Program application that is due Friday, April 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm ET.

Refer to the April 10, 2021 email from Donna Sichak (subject line: Winter Mini-Term and Full Term Study Abroad - Info Session Dates - View NOW!!) for more information on the programs. If you missed the information sessions (via ZOOM) for the available programs, you can find the recordings at the bottom of each program's webpage.

OTHER INFORMATION
  • Writing Center Assistance: Student mentors are available for video conferences Sunday through Thursday from 3pm to 11pm for help on any of your written assignments at any stage in the process! To make an appointment and for instructions on how to access a video conference, please visit https://union.mywconline.com. Questions? Email writingprograms@union.edu.
  • International Programs is still hard at work (remotely) during the spring term and are happy to assist with any questions you may have. Please note that winter mini-terms and full terms are all pending due to COVID-19 issues that unless resolved in a timely manner may still impact our programs. In these times of uncertainty be aware that we cannot guarantee that all programs will run as planned.  We will keep you informed of any and all changes as they arise.
  • Program Notification
    • Decision letters for winter break and winter term programs will be emailed on Friday, September 17
    • Non-Union letters will be emailed by the end of spring term, 2021.
  • Confirmation
    • Winter Break and Winter term programs: If accepted, you must commit on your online application by Monday, September 20.
  • Withdrawal Policy
    • After committing to a program, the withdrawal policy will apply if you withdraw. The policy can be found in the Academic Catalog
  • Passports/Visas
    • Passports: Students going abroad must have a passport that is valid for the duration of the program abroad. Some countries require passports to be valid for up to 6 months after the date of entry. Students are responsible for determining entry and exit requirements for the location of their study abroad program. If you do not yet have a passport, have a passport that has expired or will expire while you are abroad, we strongly urge you to apply for or renew your passport now.
    • Visas: Students accepted to study in India will need to obtain a student visa here in the US before the departure date for the program abroad. If you are accepted India, we will be providing information about the compliance process to secure a visa so that you can legally enter and remain in the host country during your studies.
  • Scholarship Information
    • Financial Aid, Scholarships and Fellowships
    • Beginning mid-August, the U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program will accept applications for students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs that begin on December 1, 2021 or later
      • Applications are due Tuesday, October 5, 2021, by 11:59 pm (pacific).
    • For more information about the Gilman Scholarship visit the Gilman website at www.iie.org/gilman. At Union, you may also contact Lynn Evans, Class Dean/Director of National Fellowship & Scholarships.