If you're a Rochester campus student thinking about studying abroad, meeting with the RIT Education Abroad office will jump-start your international experience!
Upcoming RIT Study Abroad Application Deadlines
You must have a pending application in the RIT Study Abroad Compass by the deadline.
Summer 2024 Programs
- RIT Faculty-Led Programs: February 18, 2024
- RIT Global Campus Programs: February 15, 2024 (Croatia summer); April 1, 2024 (Kosovo summer)
- Affiliate Summer Programs: March 15, 2024
Fall Semester 2024 Programs
- RIT Global Campus Programs: April 1, 2024
- Affiliate Programs: March 15, 2024
Study Abroad 101 Meetings
For students who are just starting to explore study abroad. Learn the basics about RIT Study Abroad, things to consider and how to search programs at this introductory meeting led by returned study abroad students. Meetings take place three times a week in-person at the RIT Global Office located in Global Village, Bldg. 400, Rm 1075 (above Salsarita's Cantina & Grill). Sign up for a meeting
Study Abroad Walk-In Hours
For students who are just starting to explore study abroad. Ask an RIT Student Global Ambassador questions about study abroad and get tips on getting started. Walk-in hours are every Friday 10 am to 2 pm (September 1st to December 1st) in the RIT Global Office locationed in Global Village, Bldg. 400, Rm 1075 (above Salsarita's Cantina & Grill).
During walk in hours, a student Global Ambassador can: Explain study abroad program types; Help you search for programs that would be a good fit; Share travel tips or country insights
Meet one-on-one with a study abroad advisor
For students who have done some initial research and already have a few programs in mind. A one-on-one meeting with an advisor will help you solidify your program choice, discuss specific courses you are looking to take, go over specific application steps, learn about scholarships, and more.
Both in-person and Zoom meetings are available. Once you’ve chosen your appt. time, you’ll be sent a confirmation email – don’t forget to add your appt. time to your personal calendar.
One-on-One Advising Meetings for Students Applying for Summer 2024 or Fall 2024 programs
Students applying for Summer 2024 or Fall 2024 programs
RIT GLOBAL CAMPUS SUMMER PROGRAMS
RIT GLOBAL CAMPUS OR EXCHANGE FALL SEMESTER PROGRAMS
One-on-One Advising Meetings for Students Applying for Spring 2025 and beyond programs
RIT GLOBAL CAMPUS & EXCHANGE PROGRAMS
Unable to find an open appointment time that works for you? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find an alternate time that works with your schedule.
Interested in a faculty-led program?
Contact the faculty director for more information and questions about the program. The faculty director will be listed on the program flyer, in an email you may have received about the program, or in the Compass program description.
Preparing for your one-on-one meeting with a study abroad advisor
Doing some prep work ahead of time will help you get the most out of your meeting.
- Watch this short video so you’ll be well-informed by your meeting and can spend your advising time going beyond the basics and digging deeper into areas that are important to you.
- Have you looked at recommended programs for your major? Visit the Study Abroad & Your Major section of our website and print out a copy of your college info. sheet.
- Have you thought about your priorities in a study abroad program? You can use the Study Abroad Blueprint to help you explore what you're looking for in a program abroad.
- Have you talked with your academic advisor yet about study abroad? If not, send them a quick email to get the conversation started and ask about the types of courses you may want to look for in a study abroad program based on the courses you have left to fulfill.