This checklist can assist you in your study abroad planning. Remember, early planning gives you more program options.
Meet with a student peer advisor – walk-in peer
advising is located in the International Programs in
Engineering Office (IPE), 245 Chrysler Center.
Meet with an Academic Advisor in the Engineering Advising Center (EAC) or your home
department to review your long-term course plans and identify suitable semesters for study
abroad. If you have an idea of what your major will be, it is best to speak with the department
Program Advisor about timing and course options in study abroad.
Select country and institution. Meet with a peer advisor for assistance in finding a program that
meets your needs. Refer to IPE Walk-In Advising Hours.
Browse the IPE Funding page and apply for external funding.
Begin the Course Approval process. Refer to IPE Course Approval Information Page.
Meet with Financial Aid advisor. Refer to Office of Financial Aid Contact Information.
Depending on the program, apply for a visa.
Review Pre-Departure Guide for IPE programs.
IPE registers U.S. citizens in the U.S. State Department Smart Traveler Program. Non-U.S. citizens should research their country’s equivalent resource, or register their own travel with th U.S. State Department.
Share your experience with others! Refer to the IPE Alumni Network webpage for a list of ways to get involved.