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Application Documents

To apply to a program, click the “Apply Now” button on the page of the program you’ve selected. You’ll login using your Union credentials, which will then provide access to the application materials.

A typical application includes:
  • Passport Information (passport should not expire until after six months from the end date of the program to which you are applying)
  • Study Abroad Experience (Programs applied to in the past through International Programs.
  • Student Essay 
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Faculty/Administrator Recommenders - the names and emails of 2 faculty/administrators who would be willing to recommend you if the evaluative committee, composed of three faculty, were to reach out to them
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Information - you must be vaccinated or have received an exemption from Union College
  • Application Release
  • Advisor (or Chair) approval of your application: Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor(s) to discuss their study abroad program. We suggest students submit their electronic request for the approval(s) at least two weeks prior to the application deadline to allow time to discuss the program with their advisor(s) and for the advisor(s) to respond electronically.
  • Disciplinary History
  • Diversity Statement/Release for International Programs - this is optional information

If you are unable to complete the application in one sitting, to return to it at a later date:
  • Click here OR
  • Go to our homepage and click on the last item in the right-hand menu, Log Into Existing Application(s) OR
  • Go to and select Study Abroad - International (not TerraDotta - International)