Workshops

How can I get help with Study Abroad?

Study Abroad 101 Workshops

This is a workshop for all students planning to study abroad. This workshop covers the following information:

  • Program Types
  • Tips on how to find a program
  • Costs
  • Coursework & Approvals 
  • Scholarships
  • Financial Aid
  • Application Process

Complete the Workshop Sign-Up Form and submit to sign up for one of our upcoming Study Abroad 101 Workshops.

Walk-in Advising

  • For students who are not able to attend a 101 or have quick questions (15-minute max) 
  • Wednesdays - 1:00-4:30
  • Walk-in advisees will be seen on a first-come-first-served basis, so there may be wait times involved.

Fall 2018 Study Abroad 101 Workshops:

August:

  • Wednesday, August 29: 11:30-12:30pm rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU

September:

  • Tuesday, September 11: 1-2pm rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU
  • Wednesday, September 19: 11:30-12:30pm rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU
  • Thursday, September 27: 3-4pm rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU

October:

  • Tuesday, October 16 1-2pm rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU
  • Wednesday, October 24: 11:30-12:30pm rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU

November:

  • Thursday, November 1: 3-4pm rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU
  • Tuesday, November 13: 1-2pm rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU
  • Wednesday, November 28: 11:30-12:30 rm 122 Roan Mountain, PSU

Make an Advising Appointment 

Click the links below to make an appointment with our study abroad advisors. You will be prompted to enter your ASU username and password. You will be sent to an appointment request form. Both you and the Education Abroad Advisor will receive email notification of your appointment time and date. Students should report to Office Suite 321 in the Plemmons Student Union and check-in at the front desk.

SUMMER ADVISING: To make an advising appointment during the summer months, please email studyabroad@appstate.edu with a date and time that works best for you. 

Mark Hagen, Assistant Director

  • Program Advising
  • Advising Times: Mondays — 9:00-noon & 2:00-4:00
  • Schedule an appointment

Kalin Bradley, Advisor

  • Program Advising
  • Advising Times: Tuesdays — 9:00-11:00 & 2:00-4:00
  • Schedule an appointment

Evan Lohmann, Assistant Director

  • Program Advising
  • Advising Times: Thursdays— 2:00-4:00, Fridays— 10:00-noon 
  • Schedule an appointment

Dawn Arnold, Program Coordinator

  • Program Finances
  • Advising Times: Thursdays— 10:00-noon 
  • Schedule an appointment

 

Education Abroad Ambassadors

Beginning in Spring 2016 the Education Abroad unit of the Office of International Education and Development has put together a program for recently returned study abroad students. Their purpose is to assist with basic questios regarding the study abroad process and share their own experiences. Check out their page for more information such as what programs they went on as well as their email addresses to contact them!

Inclement Weather Policy:

The Office of International Education & Development will be closed if classes are cancelled due to inclement weather or if road conditions deteriorate.

Faculty-led Study Abroad Financial Workshop

All students are strongly urged to attend a Faculty-led Study Abroad Financial Workshop prior to submitting the signed application to OIED. These workshops are held throughout the semester. We will answer your questions about program payment schedule, cancellation policy, financial aid and other funding sources, financial planning, and other related topics. ALL IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN THE PLEMMONS STUDENT UNION. Online and evening workshops are available on (TBD). For workshop dates and to register for a workshop, registration form.

Complete the Workshop Sign-Up Form and submit to sign up for one of our upcoming Study Abroad 101 Workshops.