Office of International Education & Development (OIED)
Education Abroad Coordinator (EAC): Aleksandra (Sasha) Benedict
Suite 100 - Lee Hall
Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 32307
Phone: 850/599-3295 Fax: 850/561-2520
EDUCATION ABROAD STEP-BY-STEP APPLICATION PROCESS
Identify a study abroad or internship program with EAC and obtain the program’s description or/and course syllabi. You will be moved from Advising Stage into the Pre-Decision Stage and will have a new set of Questionnaires and Materials to submit (tasks). The first step will be to see your academic advisor and to have your Transient form approved. Once the academic advisor approves your program. The Transient form must be signed by your academic advisor, Chair, and Dean. Bring the approved Transient form to EAC
After you complete the required tasks for the Pre-Decision Stage and submit your application, your application will be under review. Once your application is approved, you will be moved into the Post-Decision Stage and will have a new set of tasks to submit.
During the Post-Decision Stage, you will take a copy of the completed and approved Transient form, Consortium Agreement, and Financial Responsibility Form to the Office of Financial Aid and get a consult and further instructions from your financial aid counselor.
Bring the Consortium Agreement signed by the Office of Financial Aid, along with other required materials, to EAC.
Work on the Post-Decision Stage tasks, submit the rest of the materials in a prompt manner, and comply with any additional instructions provided by OIED, Registrar, and Financial Aid.
Once all required materials are submitted, the Request for Foreign Travel and Complimentary Travel Approval Form will be signed by OIED. You will receive an email stating that your application process is complete and you are approved to study abroad.
Enroll in the U.S. Department of State Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.
Upon arriving at the host university your application will be moved into While Abroad Stage. On the While Abroad Stage, submit a verification of enrollment (VOE). If you weren’t able to have the Consortium Agreement filled and signed by the host university prior to the departure, submit a signed copy of the Consortium agreement, along with VOE.