When You've Returned

Once you’re back in Rochester, you can look forward to attending a Welcome Back reception. You can also apply to become an education abroad peer advisor to share your experiences with other students. Here are some important things to know when you return from being abroad:

Getting Credit for Your Semester Abroad

See the education abroad transfer credit page for information on:

  • Transfer credit procedures
  • Language credit requirements
  • Transferring elective credits
  • Internships and independent study
  • Grading

Housing, Dining, And Parking for Your Return Semester

For more information see here.

Become an Education Abroad Ambassador

Wondering how to bring your education abroad experience back to campus? Become an Education Abroad Ambassador! As an Ambassador, you will help out with events, social media, and talking to students who are in the process of going abroad and those who've returned! 

This is a great opportunity to help fellow students, gain leadership experience, and participate in receptions and celebrations! Find our current student ambassadors and their contacts on the student ambassador page

Email ava.gervan@rochester.edu if you want to learn more about this opportunity or are interested in applying.

Jump Start Your Career With Your Abroad Experience

Going abroad not only affects your outlook on life and your experience at the University of Rochester, but it also gives you a significant advantage in your future career. Listing education abroad on your résumé is your first step in differentiating yourself from other competitors in the job market. Visit the Career Center to learn more about how you can market your global experience!

Study Abroad Returnee Conference

If you have recently lived, studied, interned, volunteered, or worked abroad, you are invited to the ROC Your Global Future: Study Abroad Returnee Conference. 

This is a networking and career development opportunity where students from 11 different colleges in the greater Rochester area, who have connected with an abroad experience, come together to connect, share, network, and explore additional international opportunities.

**This conference is not offered every year. 

Conference Highlights Include:
  • Meeting recent overseas returnees from all over the region
  • Hearing from dynamic and motivating speakers
  • Learning how to talk about your newly acquired global skills in a job interview
  • Exploring how you can work or go abroad after graduation
  • Networking with professionals working in internationally-focused jobs
  • Staying connected to and sharing stories about your abroad experience

Global Photo Contest

The Global Photo Contest opens for submissions during the spring semester for those students who participated in an education abroad program in the previous academic year, including the Summer. Check out the latest photo contest winners here.