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Find Your Direction.. An academic program offered by XU ◦All programs offered through XU are credit- bearing study abroad programs Take courses abroad.

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1 Find Your Direction.

2 An academic program offered by XU ◦All programs offered through XU are credit- bearing study abroad programs Take courses abroad and transfer credits back to your degree plan Participate in an internship, do volunteer work or take classes not offered at XU London – Summer Undergraduate Program

3 See the world Learn a new language Experience a new culture Gain credit towards your XU degree Conduct an internship abroad Programs available worldwide! Peru: Spring Break Program

4 Good academic standing One semester completed at Xavier Programs for all majors are available No second language is required! Australia: Sport Studies Summer Program

5 All Xavier students in good standing are eligible to study abroad Check with your advisor if you will be graduating soon! International students are eligible to study abroad WCB Program: South Korea

6 Exchange Programs Third Party Programs Faculty-Led Programs Solidarity Semesters Solidarity Semester: Nicaragua

7 Exchange Programs are offered by XU’s Center for International Education. Exchange programs allow students to study at a university with which XU has a special agreement. Under an exchange program, students pay the equivalent of full-time XU tuition and fees and then pay housing and other costs to the host university. These programs are competitive, and are generally for a semester or an academic year.

8 France ◦ Four options including two in Paris Germany ◦ Two options Japan ◦ Sophia University South Korea ◦ Two options Spain ◦ Three options including Madrid & Barcelona

9 Third Party Study Abroad Programs are offered in the Center for International Education. These programs are coordinated and managed by outside organizations and companies. There are also programs that offer integrated classes with local students. Program costs are set by each program provider and vary with the length of program, location and cost of living.

10 Locations worldwide Pay program tuition Organized activities Home stay option often available Available Summer, Fall, Spring semester or full Academic Year Pompeii

11 Xavier Faculty-Led Programs offer the opportunity to travel abroad with a faculty member. These programs most often run in the summer, for two to five weeks, and are led and coordinated by the faculty member in charge. Program costs may include XU tuition, a program fee, plus any associated costs.

12 Most programs are 2-5 weeks Summer, Winter, & Spring break options XU tuition Australia, Costa Rica, England, Guatemala, Jamaica, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Spain and more! MBA Program: London Greece: Summer Program

13 Solidarity Semesters The solidarity semesters combine 15+ credit hours of academic study with community service under the guidance and supervision of Xavier University faculty. A primary goal of the entire semester is integration of the academic study with the experience of service. Current Locations: ◦Spring: Managua, Nicaragua

14 You will receive credit for study abroad at XU ◦Major, Minor, Core, Elective or even “extra” Free Electives Your academic advisor will work with you to determine how classes taken abroad count at XU You must be full-time, which means you earn a full semester of credits for Fall/Spring programs Summer programs do not require full- time enrollment

15 Financial Aid Gilman Scholarship Xavier Scholarships Program Provider scholarships VA Benefits and GI Bill Prepaid Tuition Departmental Scholarships – consult your department Paris/Brussels: Summer Program

16 Financial Aid The program you choose determines what Financial Aid can be used for study abroad. Student provides program costs to Financial Aid ( aid/documents/1FinancialAidforStudyA broad.pdf ) aid/documents/1FinancialAidforStudyA broad.pdf If cost of attendance goes up, you may qualify for additional loans or grants. Turkey

17 Gilman Scholarship A national scholarship promoting diversity in Study Abroad You may be awarded up to $5000 for study abroad Eligibility: receive a Pell Grant and program is at least one month long Application is online, and XU study abroad staff will assist you!

18 Fredin Memorial Scholarships ◦ For study in France Gasiewicz Study Abroad Scholarship ◦ For WCB students Janice Steinberg Memorial Scholarship ◦ For summer study abroad programs Friedlander Funds ◦ For student engagement activities John J. Gilligan Scholarship ◦ For those who expect to have a career in public service MBA Program: London

19 Students utilizing VA Benefits and/or GI Bill funds must pay XU tuition in order to use these funds Program options are limited to the following providers in StudioAbroad: ◦XU faculty-led programs ◦XU Solidarity Semesters Using providers USAC and Arcadia may be possible; consult with Study Abroad before applying

20 Students utilizing any prepaid tuition program must pay XU tuition in order to use these funds Program options are limited to the following providers in Studio Abroad: ◦XU Faculty-Led programs ◦XU Solidarity Semesters Using providers USAC and Arcadia may be possible; consult with Study Abroad before applying Maastricht

21 Many third party providers offer scholarships Consult their websites for details and deadlines Awards vary in amount and by provider Scholarships are competitive Rome: Summer Program

22 StudioAbroad is the XU on-line searchable database and application portal for study abroad programs All students who go abroad must use StudioAbroad Start with StudioAbroad to do your research to help find programs! https://studioabroad.xavier.edu/ Costa Rica: Winter Break Program

23 1. Complete this online information session 2. Complete intake form at end of session to request an appointment 3. Log-in to StudioAbroad to research programs ◦ https://studioabroad.xavier.edu/ https://studioabroad.xavier.edu/ ◦ Use your XU and password to log-in 4. Meet with CIE staff to narrow your program selection 5. Consult Academic Advisor regarding credit and course approvals 6. Apply to the program ◦ XU online via StudioAbroad *Deadlines: October 1, February 1, March 1 ◦ Program specific application via program 7. Attend Pre-Departure Orientation

24 Complete the intake form (http://www.xavier.edu/study- abroad/Education-Abroad- Intake.cfm) once you have reviewed this online info session! CIE will contact you to make an advising appointment.http://www.xavier.edu/study- abroad/Education-Abroad- Intake.cfm Peer advisors see students Monday – Friday, 10AM-4PM. Our office is in the Gallagher Student Center, Room 230. Paris/Brussels: Summer Program

25 Center for International Education GSC Advising Hours: M-F 9am-4pm Greece: Summer Program


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