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All application cycles for Study Groups, Approved Programs and Extended Studies are closed for the remainder of the semester.


To begin your Approved Program Application, click button.    

All students must complete an OCS approved program application first before applying to any outside program.

To begin your Study Group application:

  • Select Search Programs on the menu to the left and choose Faculty-led Study Groups or Extended Studies
  • Click on the program you would like to apply to
  • Click on the Apply Now button

Passport Processing Update:

  • As of February 26, 2024 routine passport processing takes 6-8 weeks from the time the application is received; expedited processing ($60 extra) takes 2-3 weeks.
  • Processing times begin when the application is received by a passport agency and do not include mailing times. 
  • For more information:                                                          

Colgate's Semester Balancing Policy:
This policy is in place to balance participation in off-campus study programs between the semesters in an academic year. This is necessary in order to maintain the integrity of the on-campus academic program, housing, and student activities. Click here to review the policy.