Study Abroad Applications and Payments

Get started on your study abroad journey today.

Who Can Study Abroad With Central Piedmont

Review individual study abroad program pages carefully to check if there are any other eligibility requirements for that program beyond what is listed here.

  • Any current students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community member can apply to study abroad with Central Piedmont.

  • You must be 18 years old at the time of travel.

    We may be able to make exceptions for CMS Middle College students.

  • Most programs do not require you to be in a particular program of study, but, you should be interested in the subject. For example, you can travel on a program that gives business credit without being a business major.

How to Apply


Some programs fill quickly — apply to study abroad as early as possible. Some programs may have different deadlines than what's listed here.

Application Deadline
Spring break programs October 30
Study abroad scholarships from the Center for Global Learning December 15
Summer January 31

A payment is due within 45 days of your acceptance into your study abroad program.

  • Find Your Program

    Carefully review each available study abroad program.

    Decide which program's dates, price, and course credits best fit with your schedule and personal needs.

  • Submit the Study Abroad Application and Essay

    Apply to study abroad and email your essay to as soon as possible before the application deadline.

    The Center for Global Learning will review all applicants for records of conduct, academic infractions, or financial obligations to the college.

  • Pay Application Deposit

    Complete the cashier payment form to pay the $100 application deposit and your insurance fee (if applicable). Follow the payment schedule provided and continue making payments toward your program. Use the cashier payment form for all payments.

  • Meet Staff

    Meet in-person with your program faculty leader or Global Learning office staff member to review program requirements. Check your email often - we will email you to coordinate a time to meet. 

  • Get Accepted

    Within 30 days of submitting your application, we will officially notify you of your application decision by email. Acceptance rates are high for students in good academic standing.

Find Available Study Abroad Programs

Study abroad programs