Getting Started

For students considering an Education Abroad experience, follow these five steps to get started with the process. Please read these carefully. If you have questions that cannot be answered by the Education Abroad Handbook, or our Frequently Asked Questions, feel free to contact us with your question.

Speak with a Peer Advisor 
Talk to a Peer Advisor in the Education Abroad Center to explore programs and determine education abroad priorities. Peers are available Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 – 4 p.m. during the academic year.


Meet with an Education Abroad Coordinator & the Financial Aid Coordinator for Education Abroad  
Schedule an appointment with an Education Abroad Coordinator Monday – Wednesday and stop by Lory Student Center Room 338 for Financial Aid & Education Abroad walk-in advising Tuesday & Wednesday from 1 – 4 p.m. during the academic year.

Apply & Complete the myEdAbroad checklist 
Log on at and follow the steps provided, including completion of the Transfer Credit Form, if applicable.

Attend pre-departure orientation, pack, & go! 
From health and safety to packing – we’ll help make sure you’re prepared.

Return & Connect 
Your education abroad experience does not have to end just because you’ve returned to the US. Stay involved by helping at the annual Education Abroad Fair, take part in international programs and activities at CSU, and consider applying to be a Peer Advisor.