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Start Thinking about Your Summer or Fall 2016 Study Abroad Application!  

Your on-line study abroad application for all Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 study abroad applications is due on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Supplementary application materials (letters of recommendation, transcripts, copy of passport, study abroad advisor approval form, as appropriate for your specific program.) must be submitted to the Study Abroad Office no later than Friday, March 11, 4:30 pm. Late applications will be accepted for UMBC Affiliate and UMBC Direct programs, but you will incur a late application fee.

Students interested in the ISEP program should note that all applications for the ISEP exchange for the Fall 2016 and 2016-17 academic year should be completed no later than Monday, January 25, 2016.

To help you plan for your upcoming international experience, the Study Abroad Office offers daily walk-in advising at the times listed below. The Study Abroad staff can see students during these times only. Interested students must attend a session of Study Abroad 101 prior to coming to walk ins. For more information on Study Abroad 101 sessions, please click here.

Office hours this week are as follows:

Monday, November 23 – 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Tuesday, November 24 – 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Wednesday, November 25 – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Thursday, November 26 – Thanksgiving Break

Friday, November 27 – Thanksgiving Break

As an honors university, UMBC is committed to building a student body with a global outlook and the cross-cultural skills necessary to live in today’s world. The Study Abroad Office is the university’s academic center that helps UMBC students with planning their life-changing international experience.

Each year UMBC students spend a summer, winter, semester or academic year at universities throughout the world. Students in almost any academic major can earn credit toward their UMBC degree. Students can use their federal financial aid, UMBC institutional aid and scholarships and, for many programs, state scholarships for their experience overseas. Additional scholarships are also available.

Contact Information

E-mail        sao [at] umbc [dot] edu

Telephone  +1.410.455.2624

Address     222 Administration Building

  1000 Hilltop Circle

  Baltimore, MD 21250