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General Information

Application Process

  1. Contact your academic advisor to discuss your interest in an Off-Campus Program and how it fits with your academic program.

  2. Contact the Off-Campus Programs Office to learn more about the available opportunities.

  3. Attend an interest meeting hosted by the Off-Campus Programs Office.  After attendance, students are encouraged to schedule an individual meeting with the Director of Off-Campus Programs for further discussion and an interview.

  4. Submit an online application.  Students applying to partner programs must be approved by Taylor and by the partner program.

  5. Accepted students will attend pre-departure orientation sessions.

Students must meet the following Taylor requirements:

  • 2.75 GPA or above
  • good academic and social standing
  • student account in good standing
  • clearance from academic advisor
  • completion of program’s application material

Students are required to have completed one semester in residence at Taylor prior to applying.  The process also includes an interview with the Director of Off-Campus Programs.

Application Deadlines:

Fall 2014 
Early – Monday, January 27, 2014 
Regular – Friday, March 14, 2014 

Spring 2015 
Early – Friday, April 25, 2014 
Regular – Monday, September 22, 2014 

Participation Guidelines

Students may attend more than one semester in an off-campus program; however, preference is given to students who have not studied abroad previously.  Institutional financial aid applies only to the first semester of off-campus study.  Read the Financial Aid Study Abroad Policy.