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Study Abroad
What do I need to do to make it happen


Off-Campus Study Checklist

Inquiry

  • Review information regarding the various Programs on this website
  • Visit your academic advisor, to make sure your off-campus program of choice will fit with your major.
  • Meet with the financial aid office personnel to discuss your particular financial situation

Application

  • Apply on line. (Also notify the Crossroads Center of your application.) 
  • Set up an interview with Ann Burkhead, Director (Students must also be approved by Geneva College.)
  • Submit fees and references to program. (Give copies of all references to the Crossroads Office.)

Upon Acceptance

  • Each Program will notify you with instructions
  • Pick up a Program Packet from the Crossroads Center as soon as possible.
  • If you will be studying outside of the United States, you will need to obtain a U.S. Passport. Instructions are at www.state.gov  click on passports
  • Complete and return to the Crossroads Center: 1Crossroads Student Data Sheet, 2Off-Campus Course Approval Form, 3Crossroads Permission & Liability Waiver, 4Copy of your passport, 5Tuition Information Sheet,  6Crossroads Resident Director Recommendation Form. (These forms can be found in the Program Packet.)
  • Obtain an International Student Identification Card: The Crossroads Office will issue this card.You will need to provide a picture for your card. Ask for an extra copy when getting your passport picture taken.
  • Obtain immunizations:  Check out the Centers for Disease Control www.cdc.gov/travel/index.htm  for more information on recommended immunizations. 
  • Make proper housing plans in order to secure a room on Geneva’s campus upon your return. Procedures for securing a room on Geneva’s campus are available in the packet.
  • Attend the pre-departure orientation session: This orientation session is mandatory and will focus on further preparing you for your off-campus experience.  
  • File a detailed copy of your travel plans with the Crossroads Center and make sure your parents or legal guardians also have your travel information.

NOTE:
Participation in any off campus study program requires a Crossroads Study Application to be filed and requires appropriate procedures to be followed in the application process. Students who enroll in off campus programs without Crossroads office approval jeopardize any credits earned.


 
 
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