General COVID-19 Information

The wellbeing of UTC students is the Center for Global Education’s top priority.

Please review updates and policies related specifically to international education here

Please see campus-wide updates and policies here

New Mocs (Fall 2020)

We look forward to welcoming you to campus this Fall and we are very excited to speak with you about study abroad opportunities!

We have put together some Study Abroad FAQs in hopes that they might help address some of the questions you may have. 

We are more than happy to meet with you to discuss your study abroad plans!

Current students 

As of March 16, all Summer 2020 study abroad programs are cancelled.

As of May 26, all Fall 2020 study abroad programs are cancelled. 

As of May 26, Spring 2021 programs are proceeding as planned. We will continue to provide updates to Spring 2021 study abroad participants and will make a decision on Spring 2021 programs during the Fall 2020 semester.

Students can make an advising appointment in Navigate (using the instructions under the "Announcements" section). We will conduct these sessions remotely and contact students individually with Zoom meeting invites. 


Mocs Abroad

Mocs are studying all over the world.

From Kenya to Sweden. From Thailand to Peru. The world is your classroom.

Whether you join a UTC faculty-led program or venture out on your own, we have the resources you need to succeed.

From securing scholarships and insurance, to studying up on new cultures that await, we’re here to help.

Hear what students have to say about their time abroad with our student-written blog, documenting their experiences from continent to continent.

 


 

Announcements


VIRTUAL STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in a chance to have a unique and global virtual study abroad experience this summer? Check out some awesome opportunities HERE and then reach out to a study abroad advisor to discuss next steps!


Check out the online version of our All Things Study Abroad brochureYou can quickly find information about programs, how to apply, and other important information.


Need to schedule a study abroad advising appointment? Please schedule all appointments through Navigate (click below for instructions).


1. Log-in to MyMocsNet

2. Click on the "Academics" tab

3. Click on the "Navigate (Navigate)" link under "Academic Quicklinks" 

4. Once in Navigate, click on the "Get Assistance" button.

5. Select "Advising" from the drop down menu.

6. In the "Service Category" select "Academic Advising Appointment"

7. Choose "Study Abroad/National Exchange" in the "Service for your Appointment" section.

8. Select "Center for Global Education" from the drop-down menu.

9. Select Advisor - Jamie Booth or Laura Livermore.

10. Select the best day/time for your appointment. Please make sure to state your reason for scheduling an appointment in the "Comments" section!

11. Confirm your appointment

Beginning with April 1, 2020 Appointments: 

After you have booked your appointment keep an eye on your email! A study abroad advisor will send you a Zoom meeting invite for the day/time you have scheduled.


Studying abroad Spring, Summer, or Fall 2021? Receive the Federal Pell Grant? Don't forget to apply for the Gilman Scholarship! Applications open mid-August 2020 and the deadline is October 6, 2020.


Center for Global Education Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines:

  • Summer: April 1

  • Fall/Academic Year: May 1

  • Spring: November 1

Check out our Featured Program Scholarships for Spring - Summer 2021!

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Why study abroad?


It’s hard to name all of the ways a study abroad experience impacts your life personally and professionally. Expand your world-wide view, pick up a language or two and enhance your learning experience.

Whether you choose a UTC faculty-led program or seek out an overseas program on your own, UTC has partnerships and resources worldwide so you can find the opportunity that’s just right for you.

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Information sessions


Whether you’re interested in a summer, semester or year-long study abroad experience, all UTC students are required to attend Study Abroad 101 and 102 information sessions offered by the Study Abroad Office.

We also offer sessions covering a range of topics including financial aid, scholarships, academics, culture shock, health, safety and more.

Learn more →

 

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Parent Resources


We strongly encourage parents to be involved in the study abroad process with your student from day one.

Confidently support your student with a trove of resources and knowledge in your back pocket.

Learn more: 

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Faculty and Staff Resources


Guidelines and information to help you globalize your classroom.

Learn more →

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Returned Students


We’re still here for you. We have plenty of opportunities for you to stay connected and we can help you with requesting transcripts and grades, adjusting to life back at UTC and more.

Learn more:

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Travel Resources


Study up on UTC policies. Find cheap flights. And access information on securing a passport or visa for traveling abroad.

Learn more →

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Health and Safety


Any UTC student studying abroad must be covered by a comprehensive medical health insurance. Here’s how to secure coverage while you’re in another country.

Get tips on how to stay safe while traveling and see how we can help.

Learn more →

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