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Get Started Planning Your Semester Abroad

Colgate's Office of Off-Campus Study can help you plan your experience:
Get the big picture
Start your off-campus study planning by exploring our website, then take advantage of walk-in hours with a peer adviser to learn about off-campus study options and the application process.

Daily drop-in advising from the Off-Campus Study Peer Advisers from 10-12pm.
Attend An Off-Campus Study Info SessionYou should attend an info session before scheduling an appointment with an Off-Campus Study Coordinator. There will be a number of study group information sessions during September and October in order to meet your schedule:
  • Tuesday, September 4 at 4:30 p.m. - in 107 Lathrop Hall
  • Wednesday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m. - Sophomore Class Info Session in Persson Hall
  • Thursday, September 20 at 4:30 p.m. in 101A McGregory Hall
  • Friday, September 21 at 3 p.m. in 101A McGregory Hall (Family Weekend Open House)
  • Saturday, September 22 at 10 a.m. in 101A McGregory Hall (Family Weekend Open House)
  • Tuesday, September 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Alana Cultural Center
  • Thursday, October 11 at 4:30 p.m. in 101A McGregory Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 at 4:30 p.m. in OUS House
  • Tuesday, October 23 at 4:30 p.m. in 101A McGregory Hall
  • Thursday, November 1 at 4:30 p.m. in 101A McGregory Hall
Schedule an Appointment with an Off-Campus Study Staff Member
With so many possibilities, how can you pick just one? Identify the programs of greatest interest to you, then schedule a consultation with OCS's advising staff.

Sophomores have priority for appointments through February. First years, please schedule in March after attending an info session.
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