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Study Abroad Timelines

JAN TERM TIMELINE (updated 1/19/2016; subject to revision)

Please note all study abroad applications are available only online, not in IPO.

January 2016 – Jan Term 2017 announcements out. Applications are due in IPO, Walker Hall Suite 120, by 5pm Friday, Feb. 19.


  • Information tables will be in Dillin Hall on the McMinnville campus from 5-7pm on Feb. 10 and 16 and on the Portland campus, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, 12-1pm - Peterson Hall room 103.

Portland Campus students have 2 options:

  1. Send applications in the US mail to IPO several days ahead, so the forms are received by IPO no later than February 19. 
  2. Turn in their completed apps to Lisa Burch in Loveridge Hall no later than noon on Friday February 19.

-Monday, February 22, 2016 IPO review of applications
-Tuesday, February 23 Student Affairs review of applications
-Friday, February 26  Faculty post interview days/times on-line
-Week of March 2 Qualified applicants invited to sign-up for interviews
-March 7 - 16 Faculty/student interviews
-Friday, March 18  Decisions due from faculty (select, alternate, non-select)
-Monday, March 28 Acceptance letters sent out. If their course is still open after spring break, faculty will have the opportunity to interview students who originally applied, but were not accepted to their first choice after spring break.
-Friday, April 15 2nd round decisions due from professors, if applicable
-Late April  Accept, alt and non-select letters sent to 2nd round candidates
-May 1 $500 non-refundable deposit due from participants
-May 1 Faculty itineraries due
-May 1 Passport copies due/final name list to travel agents; passports must be valid at least until August, 2017.

Semester Abroad Timeline (subject to revision)

Now:    Applications available online
September 10, 2015 Study Abroad Fair, Fred Meyer Lounge               
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Applications due in the International Programs Office, *Freshmen apps due Friday, Feb. 19, 2016
October 1 - 6 Review by Student Affairs
October 7 - 30 Qualified students invited for interviews
Friday, October 30  Decisions due
November 2 - 6  Decision letters sent out to students.
Friday, December 4  $500 Deposits due

Monday, February 8, 2016  Passport copies due from accepted fall applicants
Friday, February 19, 2016 Freshmen applications and all other late applications due in the International Programs Office, Walker 120
February  22-23  Student Affairs Review
February 25 - March 3   Qualified students invited for interviews
Friday, March 4  Decisions due
Tuesday, March 8  Letters out
March 11 - 12  Mandatory Orientation Weekend, Jonasson Hall
(Friday 4-6pm; Saturday 8:30 am-5pm)   
Friday, April 1
Passport copies due from spring applicants; $500 deposit charged to student's accounts                      
Friday, April 22
$500 Deposit due