Students: CCIS Application
A Step-By-Step Guideline to the CCIS Application Process
Take a moment to read through the program information on our website to find programs that interest you, and then contact the U.S. sponsoring institutions directly to receive program details, including course information and application materials. You may begin by first perusing through our online catalog. You may also receive program details by completing the Student Inquiry Form on our website or by returning to the homepage and clicking one of the study abroad destinations over on the right side of the screen.
Contact your study abroad advisor or your academic dean to discuss the program you have selected. Review the courses offered by the program to ensure that you will receive full academic credit for courses taken overseas. Ask the program contact person to explain how grades/credits will be reported.
- If your school is a member of CCIS:
Submit the completed materials to your study abroad advisor or academic dean on campus.
- If your school is not a member of CCIS:
Email or mail the completed materials to the sponsoring institution (the program contact person). DO NOT send your application to the CCIS office in Washington, DC.
Your CCIS Study Abroad Application should include:
- CCIS Study Abroad Application (from the program contact person or the CCIS Website).
- Completed Recommendation Forms (from the program contact person or the CCIS Website).
- Copies of your most current college transcripts for all collegiate level courses taken.
- Additional forms specific to some CCIS programs.
Secure financial arrangements for the program. DO THIS EARLY! If you are using financial aid to help pay for study abroad, meet with your financial aid officer and your study abroad advisor or academic dean. For information about financial aid eligibility, see the "Financial Aid and Study Abroad" section of our website.
When you have been accepted into the program, work with your advisor and the program contact person to register for courses overseas. Also, make arrangements to register for classes on-campus for the term after you study abroad.
Start the CCIS Study Abroad application process by right clicking on the application or recommendation form link above and click "save as", then save the form to your desktop or downloads. Once you have completed your form, SAVE IT FIRST!!!! DO NOT CLICK "SUBMIT" until you have SAVED your form or the recipient will receive a BLANK form to the contact email address associated with the program to which you are applying. To determine the email address, click on the country in which you would like to study, select "semester" or "summer", then click on the "apply now" tab for the program sponsors' contact information. If for some reason you experience difficulty, you may also forward your forms to general correspondence at firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be forwarded to the appropriate study abroad program sponsor.
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