Instructions for Studying Abroad

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  • Contact Dr. Barbara F. Buedel, Lycoming College Director of International Education - 570-321-4210, buedel@lycoming.edu, office AC-D224
  • Obtain and complete the Application to Study Abroad (see forms, below)
  • Apply to selected institution
  • Obtain and complete Assumption of Risk Form (see forms, below)
  • Obtain two letters of recommendation and have them forwarded to Dr. Buedel

Forms

Advisor

  • Obtain advisor approval for courses you will take abroad and select those courses you will take when you return to Lycoming.

Business Office

  • Clear your accounts.
  • If going abroad for the Spring semester, pay the Fall registration deposit.
  • Students studying in those countries requiring a Visa need to obtain a letter from the Bursar.

Financial Aid

  • Meet with Director of Financial Aid to make sure aid is available and in place.
  • Complete financial aid application forms for the semester you plan to return to Lycoming

Registrar's Office

  • Return the completed Application to Study Abroad, including Statement of Purpose. Note: There is a special application form for May Term courses. Additionally, if program selected is not a Lycoming Affiliate program, provide a description of courses, grading, and credit system.
  • Sign and leave a blank registration form.
  • Turn in the "Not Returning" card to let us know you are definitely going abroad.
  • Students studying in those countries requiring a Visa need to obtain a letter from the Registrar's office.
  • After you arrive, notify the Registrar's Office of your address, phone, fax, e-mail at the host institution.

Residential Life

  • Complete the forms needed to reserve a room for the semester you plan to return to Lycoming.

General

Completed Application

  • Application Form with Signatures
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two Recommendation Letters
  • Provide description in English of courses, grading, and credit system (for non-affiliate programs).
  • Assumption of Risk