How to Get Started

I. Pre-Proposal Planning

Before you submit a formal program proposal, consider the following questions to help inform your progrm planning. Whether your experience will be part of a course, research project, or field service, the Center for Education Abroad team is here to assist the planning required for Rochester programs.   

To submit a pre-proposal interest questionnaire, fill out this form

  • Personal: Are you willing to commit a lot of time and energy into planning this program?
  • College Support: Have you spoken to your Department Chair and are they supportive?  
  • Program Structure: With structure is best for this course?  
  • Location: Is the location safe? How will the culture enhance the learning objectives? 
  • Logistics: Where we the program stay and how will those arrangements be made? Will you work with an in-country partner organization? Are visas necessary? 
  • Budget: Have you considered how the overall budget and costs for this program? 


II. Rochester Program Proposal submission 

Proposals for spring/summer 2024 are due 11/1/23

Faculty-Led Proposals can be accessed through the Center for Education Abroad Portal here

Resources How to Get Started and create your proposal: 


Rochester Program Overview (chart below)


 Faculty led timeline

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