Pre-departure Information, Student Policies and Forms

Steps to Studying Abroad

Before studying abroad, accepted students are required to:

  • Begin making program payments – For all programs, $500 is due within 45 days of acceptance. For all other payments, follow our 2019 Program Payment Schedule. If needed, enroll with the third party provider (i.e. EF College Tours, Explorica).
  • Attend all study abroad meetings for your program and prepare for travel. This includes registering with the US State Department, researching the destination country, and ensuring passport and visas are prepared and valid. Review Student Agreement to Terms and Conditions form.
  • Register for your course. All participants must register for either the curriculum class or continuing education course tied to the study abroad program. Registration takes place the term prior to travel.
  • Attend the mandatory pre-departure meeting for all programs.

While abroad:

  • Attend all activities and courses.
  • Notify your faculty leader of any issues/concerns impacting the program.
  • Take photos and videos.
  • Adhere to CPCC Policies, including the Student Code of Conduct. See Student Handbook below for further guidelines.

Upon returning from abroad:

  • Complete all assignments related to the course.
  • Submit your photos and videos to GLO.
  • Complete the Study Abroad Evaluation.


Student Handbook