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Application Deadlines

Date Semester
September 15 For spring programs
March 1 Fall and full-year programs
March 15 Summer programs
  1. Review requirements
    • Attend Study Abroad 101
    • Fill out an Intent Form with the office at least one semester prior to application/one year prior to semester of participation
  2. Speak with Student AccountsFinancial AssistanceStudent Accessibility Services and/or the Center for Counseling and Personal Growth (as applicable).

For ALL programs, you must fill out two different applications:

  1. Clark-specific approval application (see “How to Apply” section below)
  2. Program-specific application for admissions (found on specific study-abroad program websites)

Many of your documents can be used for both applications, and both should be submitted by the Clark deadlines.

How to apply

Fall, full-year and spring application process:

  1. Read the instruction sheet on the first page of the application.
  2. Meet with your faculty adviser to complete your Course Credit Approval Form.
  3. Write a one- to two-page essay (see Instruction Sheet)
  4. Pay the application fee.
  5. Download your unofficial Clark transcript.
  6. Have your resume reviewed by Career Services.
  7. Make a copy of passport photo page (valid six months beyond your program end date).
  8. Senior Statement (if studying abroad in your senior year)

Summer application process

  1. Fill out a summer program pre-approval form
  2. Submit pre-approval form to Director of Study Abroad
  3. Once pre-approval is received, you may submit your application for summer transfer credit by the March 15th deadline.  The summer, 2019 application will be available in the Spring semester.

Ready to apply?

  • Download the Spring, 2019 application
  • Program-specific requirements should be submitted directly to the program by the Clark deadline (regardless of when your program deadline is!)
  • Keep a copy of all approval and application forms and documents.
  • The summer, 2019 application will be available in the Spring semester.

Notification of admission to your program abroad

Notification of Clark’s approval to study abroad can be expected within three weeks after submitting a complete application. Notification will be sent via email to your Clark email address.

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Host universities or program providers notify students on their official admission to the program, usually via email. Once accepted by your host program, you will receive several emails providing additional information and requesting completion of forms. Submit requested information and forms as soon as possible. Do not wait for deadlines as this can be a problem in the event there are unforeseen delays. After you are admitted to the program abroad, the program becomes your main contact for questions and concerns. The Clark Study Abroad staff is available for support if you need additional assistance.