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Update on all University-related domestic and international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic:

JULY 22, 2021: The International Student Services office and the EOU Executive Leadership Team recognizes and fully supports the enriching and meaningful academic opportunities students receive when they participate in study abroad programs, including short term learning experiences with EOU faculty.  The International Student Services office and the EOU Executive Leadership Team continues to monitor and evaluate the COVID-19 situations around the world and will continue to consult with local/regional/national/global health authorities for guidance. 

Starting in the Summer 2021 term, EOU will resume processing a student’s application to Study Abroad and provide support services to assist students navigate the pre-departure process. Based on information gathered and presented to the EOU’s Executive Leadership Team at the end of the Spring 2021 term, international travel restrictions as it relates to Study Abroad programs that were put in place during the Fall 2020 term have been lifted. The International Student Services office and the Executive Leadership Team will continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation around the world and will evaluate student requests/applications for Study Abroad on a case-by-case basis. This case-by-case review would include, but will not be limited to, meeting the Study Abroad affiliate and the student to ensure all participants understand the risk involved in traveling internationally during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study Abroad offers a world of possibilities! With so many options to choose from, the information on this site is designed to help you explore which study abroad experience is right for you.

There is so much more to the program than just taking classes in a foreign country. You’ll develop a global perspective, your attitudes will become international and the memories you’ll make will last a lifetime. Studying abroad may just be the defining moment that will change your life forever. The experience often builds a noticeable sense of independence and self-confidence and opens doors to new opportunities, friends, and career paths.

Chances are if you’re already using federal or university financial aid, those same funds can be put towards your semester abroad. This includes Pell grants, SEOG grants, Stafford loans, Perkins loans, PLUS loans, merit scholarships and private funding.

Knowledge Exchange Institute
Study Abroad with AIFS
GEO Study Abroad
IE3 Global
API Study Abroad
ISA Study Abroad

“I chose to take a business class with a portion of our studies in Costa Rica not once, but twice. The opportunity to see a country that is a former banana republic growing and thriving first-hand was truly an irreplaceable and singular experience not available in a USA classroom. A valuable lesson best learned through studying abroad is how to interact and enjoy our time studying and exploring with people from different backgrounds and world views. I have spent so much time touring the country and there is still so many new and exciting places to go and food to try!”

Aj Fangman
Aj Fangman
Laura Dauz

“I chose to study aboard through ISA in Spain to complete my major and immerse myself in a different culture. The entire trip has been absolutely amazing, from the university program, my teachers, the mouthwatering food, the opportunities to travel to different cities and countries, and the people I have met during those travels. What I least expected was how easy it is to study abroad and the amazing group of friends I’ve made here!!”

Laura Dauz

“As a student-athlete it was important to me to study abroad because I felt the need to experience another culture outside of my home college. Studying abroad and seeing how people live in a third world country has helped me grow so much as a person and has opened my eyes to so many things the world has to offer. In a soccer-dominate country we were able to find our sport (volleyball) and train with the Costa Rican Women’s National team, an opportunity I am so grateful for.”

Kassy Tuma
Kassy Tuma