Texas Tech University

The Steps to Studying Abroad




  1. Review options on the TTU Study Abroad website, and decide whether you want to take classes, intern, research, or serve abroad.
  2. Research different programs, and choose one that aligns with your goals. The most appropriate program for you may be a faculty-led program, an exchange-partner program, a provider-partner program, or a program at TTU's Center in Sevilla.
  3. Start the online TTU Study Abroad application for your chosen program, and begin scholarship applications such as the SACS.
  4. Meet with the appropriate advisor for your major: Center for Global Engagement Advisor (Business students), Engineering Program Manager (Engineering students), or Academic Advisor (students of all other majors).
  5. Schedule an appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor by following the instructions in your online TTU Study Abroad application.
  6. Receive notification of TTU approval to participate in study abroad after completing the online application phase.
  7. If you have questions about using federal financial aid or benefits, you can contact the Financial Aid Advisor, Ms. Nikki Nordell
  8. Commit to your chosen program, and complete remaining requirements.
  9. Attend Pre-departure Orientation.
  10. GO ABROAD!