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Study Abroad OfficeSeptember 2014
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2014 Fall Study Abroad Fair

Mark your calendars! The annual Fall Study Abroad Fair will be Thursday, August 28th, 2014 from 10am to 2pm in the Taylor Hall Courtyard.

Come learn about the many study abroad opportunities available and speak with faculty and student representatives. Staff from Financial Aid and Student Health will also be on hand to answer your questions.

New this year - a representative from the Peace Corps will be at the Fall Fair!

We look forward to seeing you there!

A student takes in the view from Baboon Cliff Outlook over Lake Nakuru in Kenya

Where Will You Go? Wednesdays

Interested in studying abroad but not sure where to start? Then join us for one - or all! - of our upcoming information sessions:

  • Wednesday, September 10: How to Choose Your Program
  • Wednesday, September 17: The Study Abroad Application Process
  • Wednesday, September 24: Financial Aid and Scholarships

All information sessions will take place from 1:30 to 2:30pm in Campus Center (CE) 264).

These information sessions are presented by the IUPUI Study Abroad Office and the Kelley School of Business. All students are welcome to attend!

Thumbs up for study abroad!

Welcome Back Reception

If studied abroad during the 2013-2014 academic year (including Summer 2014), please join us for our annual Welcome Back Reception for returned students.

Winners of the 2014 Photo Contest will also be announced! Come see this year's top pictures.

  • When: Thursday, September 18, 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Where: Campus Center 309

Want to attend? Please RSVP here. For more information, please email abroad@iupui.edu.

Petra, Jordan

General Pre-Departure Meetings

Are you preparing to travel abroad? The Study Abroad Office will be offering general pre-departure meetings this fall for anyone who would like to learn more about packing, health and safety tips, handling money, communication, cross-cultural understanding, and more!

Dates:

  • Monday, September, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday, October 8, 10:00-12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 12, 2:00-4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 10, 1:00-3:00 PM

All General Pre-Departure Meetings will be held in the Global Crossroads Classroom (ES 2132).

Please RSVP to abroad@iupui.edu at least one business day before the meeting.

IUPUI student Megan mcKinney fulfills her lifelong dream of dancing in front of the Eiffel Tower

Volunteer at an IUPUI Study Abroad Event

The Study Abroad Office has many events throughout the year that need the assistance of student volunteers. To better coordinate the various opportunities available, we are now using VolunteerSpot. To access the opportunities and sign up, click the button below:

Please keep the following in mind:

  • Please look at the description of the activity to determine if you are eligible to volunteer (many activities require students to have returned from a study abroad experience)
  • These volunteer experiences satisfy the volunteer requirement of the IUPUI International Experience Scholarship

For questions, please email abroad@iupui.edu.

IIE Generation Study Abroad logo

Generation Study Abroad

IUPUI has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to significantly increase the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. IUPUI has committed to increasing the number of students who study abroad by 25% over the next five years. Read the official IUPUI press release.

Go Abroad Club

Are you curious about study abroad, or are you looking for a way to keep your international experience alive? Connect with other students who have studied abroad, as well as those who are interested in studying abroad, by joining the Go Abroad Club!