Studying abroad is your gateway to the world.

The St. Edward’s challenge of “Take on your world.” permeates our campus. It’s why global learning and studying abroad are essential to your experience on the hilltop.

Professor speaks to students traveling in Rome If you’re eager to study and travel in another country, our Global Engagement Office (GEO) will assist you every step of the way. The GEO staff provides a wealth of options and services for planning and experiencing a life-changing experience abroad. Begin by checking out these programs and resources:

GEO is the first stop on your adventure.

You’ll have plenty of questions (and you may feel a little overwhelmed) as you prepare to study abroad. Connect with GEO for answers and support. We’ll take you through program advising and processing, and an orientation to the country and culture you’ll be visiting. And we’ll assist you with all practical matters related to studying abroad.

Get started on your study abroad plans with our 4-step application process below. Then review the important requirements and guidelines you’ll need to follow throughout your experience.

How to Apply to Study Aboard

Step 1: Create Your Online Profile

The very first step to studying abroad at St. Edward’s is to create an online profile (PDF) through the GEO study abroad portal. You can search and apply to study abroad programs, contact your Study Abroad Advisor, and complete your application.

NOTE: If you need your password reset, geo [at] stedwards.edu (email us) to get password reset instructions.

Step 2: Browse Study Abroad Programs

Explore the numerous study abroad programs available in the GEO study abroad portal. Search for programs by your major, geographic location, language spoken and more.

Step 3: Schedule an Appointment

Call 512-428-1051 or come by the Global Engagement Office (GEO) in Moody Hall 102 to schedule an appointment with your Study Abroad Advisor. Different programs have different application requirements, and your Study Abroad Advisor can help answer your questions.

Step 4: Complete Your Application

Once you have met with your Study Abroad Advisor, complete your study abroad application before the deadline. Generally, study abroad applications require you to complete some questionnaires (emergency contact information, indemnification waiver, study abroad agreement, course approval form, etc.) and submit certain documents to GEO, all of which can be done online through the GEO study abroad portal.

DEADLINES: For spring applicants, the deadline is always the Thursday before St. Edward’s University Founders Day in the fall semester. (Oct. 11, 2018). For summer/fall applicants, the deadline is always the Friday before spring break (March 15, 2019).

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