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Faculty-led Programs Abroad

Application- Applications are submitted through the studyabroad.ucf.edu website. To being the process, students are asked to locate their program of choice and to select the "Apply Now" button. Students will then be asked to log in to the website using their NID and password. From there, the applicant will be asked to answer some basic questions to move forward. 

Students will then need to log out of  their application and wait for a period of 24 hours for their application information to be migrated and auto-populated from the university's information management system. After 24 hours, students should log back into their application to e-sign the Waiver of Liability and Terms and Conditions forms. Once finished, the UCF Abroad Office and faculty leader will be notified that the student's application is ready for review. 

Relevant staff in the UCF Abroad office as well as the faculty-leader then review submitted applications on a rolling admissions basis.

Selection of Participants- Faculty leaders will review applications, with guidance from the UCF Abroad Office, and will select from eligible students. Criteria for selection will vary with the academic content and purpose of each study tour. For the safety and success of all students and the program, the faculty leader and UCF Abroad office reserve the right to accept or deny students or academic, disciplinary, financial, and other reasons. 
  • Program Participant Caps- Each program has an established maximum number of participants that can be enrolled in the program. This policy is in place to insure the health and safety of each student as well as to insure the best experience possible for all. 

Participation- If accepted into a program, students will
  • Enroll in the relevant course section, remitting payment for tuition as well as program fees.
  • Attend all interviews, planning meetings, and orientations as required.
  • Submit all required study abroad documentation to the UCF Abroad office as outlined above.
  • Discuss study abroad with a physician and be responsible for obtaining required and/or recommended immunizations/vaccinations as outlined by the physician, Center for Disease Control, World Health Organization, or US Department of State.
  • Become knowledgeable on the included UCF Travel Assistance policy and know how to use this when and where necessary.
  • Be responsible for obtaining a passport, visa, and other travel documentation needed for the host country. 

Exchange Programs

Application- Complete applications are submitted through the studyabroad.ucf.edu website. To begin the process, students are asked to locate their program of choice and to select the "Apply Now" button. Students will then be asked to log in to the website using their NID and password. From there, the applicant will be asked to answer some basic questions to move forward.

Students will then need to log out of their application and wait for a period of 24 hours for their application information to be migrated and auto-populated from the university's information management system. After 24 hours, students should log back into their application to e-sign the Waiver of Liability and Terms and Conditions forms. Once finished, the UCF Abroad Office will be notified that the student's application is ready for review.

Please note that exchange programs involve a dual application process. Students will be required to complete the application process for both UCF AND the host university overseas. 

Selection of Participants- The designated program contact for each college or department is responsible for reviewing applications and recommending students for program participation. Program contacts review applications, with guidance from the UCF Abroad office, and will select from eligible students. Criteria for selection will vary with the academic content and purpose of each program. Reciprocal Exchange Programs are, by nature, limited in student capacity and applicants will be evaluated based on numerous factors, such as timing of application and academic preparedness for success on the program.  

Participation- If accepted into a program, students will
  • Enroll in the relevant and approved courses, remitting payment for tuition as well as program fees.
  • Attend all interviews, planning meetings, and orientations as required.
  • Submit all required study abroad documentation to the UCF Abroad office as outlined above.
  • Discuss study abroad with a physician and be responsible for obtaining required and/or recommended immunizations/vaccinations as outlined by the physician, Center for Disease Control, World Health Organization, or US Department of State.
  • Become knowledgeable on the included UCF Travel Assistance policy and know how to use this when and where necessary.
  • Be responsible for obtaining a passport, visa, and other travel documentation needed for the host country
  • Be responsible for booking and confirming your program accommodation with the host university and UCF Abroad Office

Partner Programs

Application- Complete applications are submitted through the studyabroad.ucf.edu website. To begin the process, students are asked to locate their program of choice and to select the "Apply Now" button. Students will then be asked to log in to the website using their NID and password. From there, the applicant will be asked to answer some basic questions to move forward.

Students will then need to log out of their application and wait for a period of 24 hours for their application information to be migrated and auto-populated from the university's information management system. After 24 hours, students should log back into their application to e-sign the Waiver of Liability and Terms and Conditions forms. Once finished, the UCF Abroad Office will be notified that the student's application is ready for review.

Please note that partner programs involve a dual application process. Students will be required to complete the application process for both UCF AND the host program organization. 

Selection of Participants- The Assistant Director for Study Abroad, or designated program contact,  is responsible for reviewing applications and recommending students for program participation. The UCF Abroad Office will review program applicants on the basis of meeting the GPA, disciplinary, and other requirements for participation. Since partner programs are offered through external organizations, student that wish to participate will need to meet the eligibility criteria for both UCF and the program provider. 

Upon submitting an initial application on the UCF Abroad Office website, students will need to complete the application and course pre-approval process in order to be accepted. At that time, students will be asked to initiate their application with the partner organization. 

Participation- If accepted into a program, students will
  • Seek an obtain course pre-approvals for any and all coursework abroad and submit, along with a completed Transient Form, to the UCF Abroad Office. 
  • Attend all interviews, planning meetings, and orientations as required.
  • Submit all required study abroad documentation to the UCF Abroad office as outlined above.
  • Discuss study abroad with a physician and be responsible for obtaining required and/or recommended immunizations/vaccinations as outlined by the physician, Center for Disease Control, World Health Organization, or US Department of State.
  • Become knowledgeable on the included UCF Travel Assistance policy and know how to use this when and where necessary.
  • Be responsible for obtaining a passport, visa, and other travel documentation needed for the host country
  • Be responsible for booking and confirming your program accommodation with the host university and UCF Abroad Office