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Study Abroad 101: Study Abroad Programs at UTC 

UTC students interested in semester or year-long study abroad are required to attend a general study abroad information session offered by the UTC Office of Study Abroad. UTC Study Abroad office staff will discuss available programs, how you should choose the best program, transfer of credit, application procedures, financial aid, and scholarships. You will learn “almost” everything about study abroad programs and UTC policies so that you will get the best out of your study abroad experience.


Mon. Aug. 27: 10:00 - 11:00 am


Tues. Sept. 4: 2:00-3:00 pm

Fri. Sept. 14: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Thurs. Sept. 27: 3:00 - 4:00 pm


Weds. Oct. 3: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mon. Oct. 8: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Fri. Oct. 19: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Thurs. Oct. 25: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Mon. Oct. 29: 10:00 - 11:00 am


Tues. Nov. 6: 2:00 - 3:00pm

Weds. Nov. 14: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Fri. Nov. 30: 10:00 - 11:00am

All Study Abroad 101 Information Sessions will be held in the UC Heritage room unless otherwise noted.

You can sign up to attend a Study Abroad 101 Session here.

Study Abroad 102: Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Academics 

Join us for Study Abroad 102 as we discuss studying abroad in more depth. This session will discuss steps on choosing the right progra for you, how to apply for the program, credit transfers and academic courses abroad, and scholarship options. We will also discuss steps you need to follow in regards to utilizing your UTC financial aid for study abroad. Passprot, visa, and insurance details will also be discussed.

We recommend that you attend a Study Abroad 101 session before attendnig a Study Abroad 102 Session.


Fri. Sept. 7: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Weds. Sept. 19: 2:00 - 3:00 pm


Tues. Oct. 2: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Thurs. Oct. 11: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Mon. Oct. 22: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Weds. Oct. 31: 2:00 - 3:00 pm


Fri. Nov. 9: 2:00 - 3:00 pm (UC Riverbend Room)

Mon. Nov. 19: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Mon. Dec. 3: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 

All Study Abroad 102 Information Sessions will be held in the UC Heritage room unless otherwise noted.

You can sign up to attend a Study Abroad102 Session here.

Study Abroad 103 Pre-Departure Orientation

Study Abroad 103 Pre-Departure Orientation will review the following: culture shock, health and safety while abroad, "Know Before You Go", as well as important UTC information related to financial aid and academics/transcripts for after your return. Other important information will be discussed (including Title IX information).

Any UTC student participating in a study abroad program (faculty-led, exchange, or provider) is required to attend a Study Abroad 103 Pre-Departure Orientation. If you have previously studied abroad (while a UTC student) and have attended a pre-departure orientation, please notify laura-livermore@utc.edu

If you are participating in a program that falls into one of the following categories you must sign up for a Study Abroad 103 session in Fall 2018:

  • Faculty Led Trips Departing in December, 2018
  • Spring 2019 Provider/Exchange/Direct Enroll Programs

Study Abroad 103 sessions will be held on the following days and times:

  • Monday, November 26, 2018: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018:  3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 29, 2018: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Please email laura-livermore@utc.edu if you cannot attend one of these days/times.

Study Abroad 103 Pre-Departure Orientation Sessions will be held in the UC Heritage room in late November. Students departing for a study abroad program (including faculty-led) December 2018 - February 2019 should attend one of the November sessions.

If you are departing December 2018 - March 2019, you can sign up to attend Study Abroad 103 here.

Study Abroad 104: Welcome Back!

Study Abroad 104 is designed to welcome back recent study abroad students. We'll go over important information to know now that you're back at UTC (transcripts, reverse culture shock, etc). This is also a chance for you to find out ways to get involved with the Center for Global Education as well as an opportunity for you to find out about opportunities such as the Fulbright Fellowships, Truman Scholarships, Peace Corps, etc.  

Anyone who has recently returned from a study abroad trip! If you are interested in getting involved with the CGE or interested in learning more about funding opportunities for future study abroad/work abroad/volunteer abroad.

Date: Friday, August 24, 2018

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: UC Heritage

Please sign up for the Study Abroad 104 session here.

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