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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.


Current Students 

Spring 2021 Study Abroad Update:

At this time, the University is unable to approve any study abroad to a Department of State location with a level 3 or 4 travel advisory. Early start Spring programs have been cancelled; late start Spring programs will have a final decision made in December 2020.

Summer 2021 & Fall 2021/AY 2021 – 2022 Update:

The Office of Study Abroad is actively working with students who wish to study abroad during these terms. Study abroad programs are currently proceeding as planned.



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 blue "Schedule Advising/Tutoring Appointment" button in the upper-right corner.

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. Please note: Select 'Center for Global Education' if you wish to see options for FACE TO FACE advising hours. Select 'Center for Global Education - Zoom Only' for VIRTUAL advising hours.

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 August 17, 2020 Appointments: 

You will have the option to select either Face to Face or Virtual advising. Please reach out to Jamie or Laura if you have any questions or problems booking an appointment.

Studying abroad Summer or Fall 2021, AY 2021 - 2022 or Spring 2022? Receive the Federal Pell Grant? Don't forget to apply for the Gilman Scholarship! Applications open mid-January 2021 and the deadline is early March, 2021 (exact date TBA).

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 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.

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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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