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Getting Started


1. Review "Program Listings"                                                                                                             Click on the name of the program to go to the program information page. Students are also encouraged to review the Study Away Handbook
2. Attend a Study Away General Information Session Students interested in learning about study away at Furman University are encouraged to attend a Study Away General Information Session. Review upcoming sessions.
3. Meet with the Study Away Advisor All students are required to meet with the study away advisor to discuss their program interest, concerns, and any questions they may have regarding the application process or programs. Students should come prepared for this meeting knowing at least 1 - 3 programs of interest. Schedule an advising session.
4. Apply to a Program  If the program is currently accepting applications, you will see a button labeled ‘Apply Now’ on the left-hand side. Click on the  ‘Apply Now’ button to begin your application. You may apply up to 3 programs per term.

Under the Dates/Deadlines, you will find the terms in which this program is available, the application deadline, the decision date (the date when the faculty will begin notifying students of their decisions), and the start and end dates for travel. 
5. Start Your Application                If this is your first time applying for study away, you will be asked if you are a Furman user: answer ‘Yes’. Then you will be prompted to login with your Furman network name and password. Next, you will be asked if you want to create a profile using your Furman information: answer ‘Yes’.  This will create your account.

You are responsible for completing all requirements before the program's application deadline.

Students are encouraged to have their applications reviewed by a friend, family member, or a CEL Peer Ambassador.
6. Interview Once the program application deadline passes, most programs will hold in-person interviews. It is essential to properly prepare for these interviews and arrive early for the process.

Application Deadlines: Dates vary by program. GET DETAILS.