Offices & Services

Study Abroad

Application Process

The Global Education Office strives to make the study abroad application process as easy as possible.

Please note that if you would like to study during the Fall 2017 semester or the 2017-2018 Academic Year, your application must be submitted to Alex Levy by 4:00pm on Friday, February 10, 2017.

If you would like to study during the Spring 2018 semester, your application must be submitted to Alex Levy by 4:00pm on Friday, September 15, 2017.

A completed Washington College Study Abroad Application includes:

1 -  A completed Online Application- Please Note: You will not be able to start the application and complete it at a later date. This application must be completed in one sitting.

2 - The Health and Wellness Information Sheet - To ensure confidentiality, this form must be printed out and delivered in person.

3 - Two Faculty Recommendation Letters. For an overview of what should be included in a letter of recommendation, click here.   

4 - An Official Transcript which can be requested through the Registrar’s Office.

5 - A $200 deposit paid to the Business Office. Request a receipt and turn this in with your other application materials. This deposit goes towards the $890 off-campus study fee charged by the College towards the administration of your overseas studies.

6 - A small photo -  This should be taken professionally and no larger than 2 inches x 2 inches. You can purchase passport photos locally at Walgreen’s, Rite Aid and the UPS Store.

7 - Make sure you have a current passport that will be valid 6 months past your study abroad return date. Visit the U.S. State Department website for more details on applying for your passport. 

8 - You must have an appointment with the Study Abroad Coordinator before you apply. To make an appointment with Coordinator Alex Levy, please visit the GEO Study Abroad calendar on 

Once accepted, the Global Education Office will work with you on your host institution’s application.
More details will follow pending acceptance.

Please Note: If you wish to go on a faculty-led short-term program, please contact the professor directly for application instructions. 

For non-Washington College summer programs, please meet with our Study Abroad Coordinator, Alex Levy.