Education Abroad

Getting Started

Checklist

How to begin

▢ Attend a General Information Meeting

▢ Browse locations and programs

▢ Meet with a Peer Adviser to discuss programs you are interested in

▢ Schedule an appointment with an Education Abroad adviser

▢ Engineering students: visit the Hajim School Dean’s Office in Lattimore 301, (585) 275-4151

▢ International students: meet with an adviser in the International Services Office, (585) 275-2866

▢ Eastman students: visit the Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs at ESM, (585) 274-1020

▢ Apply for or renew your passport: www.travel.state.gov

The application process

▢ Create a profile through the Education Abroad portal and apply to your program(s) of interest

▢ Apply to your program(s) of interest through their external applications (Separate from the UR application)

▢ Meet faculty advisers in the departments of your majors and minors

▢ Estimate costs for the program your are applying to

▢ Schedule an appointment with your financial aid counselor to understand how your current financial aid will apply to your program and how potential outside scholarships will affect your financial aid package

▢ Find out visa requirements for the country you plan to study in

▢ Apply for a visa

▢ Attend a pre-departure orientation and a non-credit Blackboard orientation course