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Essentials Sessions to Begin September 4

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Education Abroad Essentials, a mandatory information session for all students interested in studying abroad, begins Tuesday, September 4.

Essentials runs in the International Programs Office (70 Butterfield Terrace) Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m., and in the Calipari Room in the W.E.B. DuBois Library Wednesdays at 6 p.m. 

Note: On Thursday, September 6, we will not have Essentials at 2 p.m. or 3 p.m., but all other sessions will be open; there will be no Essentials in the Calipari Room on October 3.

Students who attend will learn:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • How to plan coursework
  • How financing works
  • How to start researching programs that will meet student goals

Study abroad students will not be able to meet with an Education Abroad Program Advisor until they have attended. For more information, email abroad[at]ipo.umass[dot]edu, or call 413.545.5247.