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Summer Study Abroad and Exchange Opportunities


Summer Study Abroad

If you wish to study off-campus but can't go for a semester or on a Colgate extended study, you may wish to consider a summer study abroad experience.

Choosing a Program

Colgate does not maintain a list of approved, non-Colgate summer study abroad programs. Students are welcome to meet with an Off-Campus Study advisor to discuss their plans.  Transfer credit from summer study abroad will only be accepted from U.S. university-led programs, direct enrollment at a foreign university, or from program providers listed on Colgate's Approved Programs list.

Program Approval and Deadlines

Students applying to eligible programs as described above are required to submit a Transfer Credit for Summer/Intersession to the Registrar by May 1 (summer term) or December 1 (intersession).

Transfer Credit from Summer Study Please refer to the Office of the Registar's website.
Costs and Financial Aid

Students pay summer program providers directly. Colgate financial aid is not available for summer programs.  Off-Campus Study advisors and the Office of National Fellowships and Scholarships may be able to assist students in identifying scholarships possibilities.

Colgate University Exchange Student Opportunities

In addition to study groups, extended study groups, and approved programs, Colgate University also offers semester-long exchange programs for Colgate students at international partner institutions. 

About Our Exchange Opportunities
Semester-long exchange programs at our partner universities immerse students in new cultures, perspectives, and experiences. Students live in university housing with their peers and receive instruction and mentoring from the faculty members at the exchange university.

Colgate Exchange Offerings
Student exchanges for the following academic year are announced annually in early October.

Speak with faculty coordinators to learn more about program structures, academic prerequisites, and other requirements.

2024-25 Exchange Opportunities

Fall 2024:
National University of Singapore - application deadline November 1, 2023

Fall 2024 & Spring 2025:
 - Yonsei - application deadline February 7, 2024

Late applications may be considered on a space-available basis. Please contact the Off-Campus Study office regarding program availability after the deadline. 

Applications are submitted at