Texas Tech University

The Steps to Studying Abroad




  1. Attend Study Abroad 101. Sessions are offered weekdays at 4:00 p.m. in the International Cultural Center
  2. Research program offerings on the Study Abroad website and complete the “Pre-Advising Worksheet”
  3. Meet with appropriate advisors: Study Abroad, academic advisor, RCOBA or WCOE if appropriate, and Study Abroad Peer Advisor
  4. Choose the program that best aligns with your goals 
  5. Begin your applications on the Study Abroad website. This may include an affiliate, exchange, or Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship (SACS) application
  6. Complete Application Phase and receive notification of acceptance
  7. If you have questions about using federal Financial Aid or benefits, contact the Financial Aid study abroad advisor, Nikki Nordell
  8. Commit to the program & Complete study abroad requirements
  9. Attend Pre-Departure Orientation
  10. GO ABROAD