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The process of joining a study abroad program is based on the type of experience you are applying to. Keep in mind the following deadlines and click the links to explore each type of program and apply. To get an understanding of which program might be the best fit for you or ask questions about your application, join a Study Abroad Advising Session (see details below).

Study Abroad Timeline

Participating in a study abroad program is an exciting and enriching experience to have during your college career. The Office of International Programs is here to assist you throughout the study abroad process – here’s how to get started from your first steps to departure.

  • Research Destination: Become familiar with our Exchange ProgramsFaculty Led Programs, and Third-Party Providers to see what program and host country fits your interests.
  • Register for a Study Abroad Advising Session: Regardless of where you are in the study abroad process, we are here to help. Advising sessions are 20 minutes and are held virtually on Microsoft Teams throughout the week. Click here to register.
  • Meet With Your Advisor: Before you begin the application process, make sure that you are eligible to study abroad with your academic advisor and chat with them about which programs work best with your degree requirements.
  • Disability Student Services: Students with health concerns and disabilities are encouraged to communicate with the Office of Disability Support Services regarding their interest in studying abroad.
  • Understand Financial Aid & Scholarships: Seton Hall University tuition and financial aid transfers over in Exchange Programs and Faculty-Led Programs. Become familiar with the costs and fees of different programs and what scholarships may be available for you.
  • Attend a Travel Thursdays Session: Travel Thursdays are evening events hosted throughout the semester by Seton Hall’s study abroad team to help students explore their global interests and to prepare them for life in their host country.
  • Start the Study Abroad Application: If you plan to study abroad with an Exchange Institution or through a Third-Party provider, you will also need to complete an additional application. Exchange students need to be nominated by OIP.
  • Obtain Travel Documents: Every Seton Hall student studying abroad needs to have a passport. Please visit the Passports and Visas page for directions on acquiring or renewing a passport, and if a visa is needed to enter a host country.

Study Abroad Deadlines

Rome Connection (First-Year Program)
Application: October 14
Confirmation: November 15
Final Balance: January 15
Explore Rome Connection (applications open in August 2022) »

Faculty Led Programs
Spring Embedded (Spring Break and May travel)
Priority Application: November 1
Confirmation: December 1
Final Balance: January 15

Summer Session Programs
Priority Application: February 15
Confirmation: March 15
Final Balance: April 15
Explore Faculty Led Programs and Apply »

Exchange Program Applications
Spring semester: August 1
Fall semester: March 1
Explore Exchange Programs and Apply »

Third-Party Provider Applications:
Spring semester:
October 15
Summer semester: March 15
Fall semester: June 1
Explore Third-Party Providers and Apply »