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  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, January Intersession, Spring, Summer, Summer II
  • Restrictions: UD applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 04/01/2018
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/01/2018
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2018 04/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 11/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Non-UD Program Minimum GPA: 2.5
Non-UD Students: No Program Advisor: Heather Schieman
Program Description:
Non-UD Study Abroad Programs Application 

Students have the freedom to take their education around the globe!   If UD does not have an active faculty-led program or institutional partnership abroad, students have the ability to study through Non-UD Programs throughout the entire world.  Please feel free to visit our office to review hard copy materials from many provider programs, or use the hyperlinks provided below for two major study abroad online search engines.  (Please note, that all outside programs must first be approved by the Education Abroad Office before students are eligible to participate)
For any UD student participating in a Third Party/Non-UD Provider program, this application is a requirement.  There are several on-campus procedures that you need to be aware of and are responsible for, and by working with the Education Abroad Office you will be well-prepared for your study abroad experience!

Financial Aid 

When students choose to participate in a program that is not affiliated with the University of Dayton billing and financial aid is altered to align with the provider.  A points to take note of when considering a program outside of the university.
  • UD scholarships are not transferable to outside provider programs.  All scholarships will be reinstated when the students returns from abroad, but can not be used for their program.
  • Government Financial Aid, including grants and loans, can be transferable but are subject to award availability and guidelines.
  • If students intend to use their government awarded student aid they will be required to complete a Consortium Agreement with their chosen provider and the Flyers First Office. (The Consortium Agreement can be found within their UD application materials or can be obtained at the Flyers First Office)

Billing

  • All program bills will be sent directly to the student or designated recipient listed for charges towards the program.  No charges will, or can be, processed through the University of Dayton.
  • Students will not be asked to pay for tuition, housing, or meal plans to the University of Dayton while away on their program. 

Eligibility 

  • Students must be in sophomore standing
  • Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing - both at the time their application is being processed and at time of departure.
  • They must all the requirements to participate from both the University of Dayton, as well as the Third Party Provider

Pre-Departure Orientation

Students will be required to participate in a pre-departure orientation in the semester prior to their program participation.
Pre-departure is MANDATORY for all accepted participants and dates and times will be announced within your application as they are scheduled

Third Party Providers may also have orientation requirements that align with their program.  Students will also be responsible for completing any, or all, offerings mandated by the provider.

Additional Information and Things to Consider

  • If you do not yet have a passport, or if it is/or is about to expire, it is advised that you process a new one as soon as possible.  This is documentation that is needed for the final stages of your application for the University of Dayton, and may be requested before acceptance for provider companies. 

Looking to Learn more About the Student Experience? Ask Program Alumni about their Experiences Abroad... 

Academic Programs International (API)

Heather Glanville
Senior, Double Major in International Studies and French with a concentration in International Education
  • Faculty Led French Immersion - Angers, France (Summer 2014)
  • Third Party Provider with API - Grenoble, France (Fall 2014)
  • Current World Associate Student Worker in the Education Abroad Office
"Choosing to spend 6 months in France the summer before and the fall semester of my sophomore year has been one of the best decisions that I have made in college. I knew that spending that much time in France would help me to become fluent in the language I love, which it did. What I didn't know was the amount of growing I would do as a person while abroad, and how that would impact my life after. Going to a different country, I learned about new cultures and met people from around the world. I learned that I am capable of doing anything I put my mind to, from having full on conversations in French with locals in to navigating traveling around Europe by myself. I created memories that will last for a lifetime! Don’t be scared of the unknown – push yourself to explore and be adventurous! I can guarantee that you won’t regret it!"

To learn more about Heather's experiences abroad feel free to email her at: glanvilleh1@udayton.edu

Heather in Paris

Athena Study Abroad

Olivia Thomakos
Junior, Majors in Secondary Education and English, International Studies minor
  • Paros Island, Greece with Athena Study Abroad (Summer 2015)
  • Marianist Exchange with Chaminade University, Hawaii (Spring 2016)
  • Honors Global Flyer in London, England (Summer 2016) 
  • World Associate in the Office of Education Abroad starting Fall 2016
"Studying abroad has opened my eyes to new cultures, lifestyles, and people. Being willing to try new things and being open to learn about the world from a different perspective has pushed me out of my comfort zone and has increased my craving for knowledge, opportunity, and travel."
 
Email Olivia with questions about her experiences abroad at:  thomakoso1@udayton.edu

Olivia in Greece
 

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN)

Kristen Sabal

Senior, International Business Major with a focus in Human Resources Management, Minor in Marketing 
  • The Education Abroad Network's (TEAN) semester program at Bond University (Spring 2016)
  • UD Faculty-led Business in London/ Dublin (Summer 2015)
  • Current World Associate in the Education Abroad Office
"Traveling, it leaves you speechless, but turns you into a storyteller."

To learn more about Kristen's experience abroad, or at Bond University, feel free to email her at: sabalk1@udayton.edu

Kristen- Bond
 

Chris Junior

Senior, Sport Management Major 
  • The Education Abroad Network's (TEAN) semester program at Bond University (Fall 2015)
"Studying abroad on the beautiful beaches of Gold Coast, Australia was the trip of a lifetime. I made incredible friends from all over the world and became familiar with a new culture. I have gained a new love for traveling and have given strong interest to pursuing international business as a career. Go abroad, its a life changing experience. In addition here is the Youtube clip of my trip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uk15dx-TIA"

To learn more about Chris's experience abroad, or at Bond University, feel free to email him at: cjunior1@udayton.edu

Chris at Bond
 

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Program Reviews:
Summer 2015 Participant
This was without a doubt one of the best experiences of my life. Being able to get out of the classroom for most of the trip and participate in experiential learning made the learning process much more beneficial and definitely had a positive impact on my life. The program revolves around the environment of both Australia and New Zealand as well as sustainable environmental practices and on how cultures interact with the environment. With limited classroom time, we were able to experience the environment and culture first hand every single day and the views and experiences were absolutely amazing. The staff was so dedicated to the program and students and made the trip the great experience that it was.

Lucas Ryan McCanna, Spring 2014 Participant
I chose SLU Madrid because they offer more classes that will transfer over. The challenging part was going to the school and not knowing anyone since it is not partnered with UD, but there are people from around the world. The school has a lot of field trips you can take with your classes which made learning fun. I made friends from all over the world and the school had a bunch of great events for all students through out the semester. I couldn't see anyone coming here and not liking it.

Spring 2015 Participant
API takes you to a lot of places you wouldn't go otherwise. They definitely have well rounded activities for the students. The program directors were always available to help whenever needed.

Elizabeth Ann Arensberg, Spring 2015 Participant
The TEAN Abroad program is amazing! The workers are extremely helpful and make the transition into a new country very smooth. The school that I attended was also very awesome because they made sure that you became apart of the New Zealand culture and learned about it. I would recommend this program because you meet many new people, have a life time experience, and broaden your horizons.

Daniel John Wolfe, Spring 2015 Participant
My four months in Rome were the best four months of my life. I studied at the Loyola John Felice Rome Center and had the most incredible experience. From the moment I landed in Rome in January I was in love with the city. I made some great friends both from throughout the US and in Rome who I will stay in contact with forever. Studying abroad was everything I thought it would be and a lot more. It was rewarding, challenging, enriching, and provided me with memories I will never forget. The most rewarding aspect of studying abroad is the self-confidence it gives you. You travel from new city to new city, sometimes alone, and are forced to jump out of your comfort zone and meet new people who speak a different language than you. You have to navigate public transportation without being able to read the signs. You point at food on a menu because the name looks cool but you have no idea what you are actually eating. At first, it is scary and intimidating, but you soon grow used to the unknown and grow to love it. Coming home, you want to take public transportation instead of driving everywhere. You understand that getting lost isn't always a bad thing and allows you to see some pretty cool sites along the way. You become confident in yourself and your ability to be independent and know there is almost nothing you can handle. Although I would love to paint a perfect picture of my four months abroad, it was also challenging at times as well. You were challenged to break down any walls you may have and be ready for anything. You will often be traveling in groups with people you just met maybe a week or month ago. You are forced to become best friends right away and get to see a whole other side of them that you may have not seen for a few years in a normal situation. It is challenging at times to compromise on what you would and would not see in certain cities due to your limited time in each city and attempt to appease everyone. However, these challenges helped me grow a lot during my four months. As someone who is always trying to take charge and make decisions quickly, I often had to force myself to step back and let others make the choices and just go with the flow. That is one thing you will learn to do while study abroad: go with the flow. There is often no need to have a schedule because realistically you will not follow it. One of my favorite things about studying in Italy is how laid back they are. No one is ever in a rush. As a fast walker I would often be looked at as I passed Italians walking down the street at their normal leisurely pace. It forces you to slow down and appreciate the sites you see and the people you meet. It causes you to form memories that you continue to think about several times even a few months later. Not a day goes by when I do not catch myself day dreaming of standing in the main park of Rome, Villa Borghese, watching the sunset over the Vatican with the same man playing "What a wonderful World" on his piano. These beautiful memories are the ones that stay with you. They take me back to my favorite city in the world and remind me of what studying abroad is all about. I absolutely fell in love with every aspect of Rome. The people, the cobblestone streets, the history, the food, the pace of life, the gelato, the good wine, everything. I will be forever thankful for my study abroad experience and all that it provided me. I was able to visit 10 different countries in four months and live in the beautiful city I have seen. I have grown a lot, been challenged more than I imagined, and made some friends with whom I will always share a unique bond. If I had one regret of studying abroad it would be that I didn't go for longer. I loved every second I was there and am counting every second until I go back.

Avery Hutson Ozimek, Spring 2013 Participant
IFSA butler was an amazing program! It was so well organized especially once we were there! Orientation when we first got there was AMAZING!! And really help us adjusted to New Zealand! Also we had an advisor we could meet with whenever we needed and had weekly meetings with yummy food and monthly cultural trips (all optional but ALL some of the best things I did while over there!) our advisor really cared about us and became more if a mom while over there which is nice when your feeling homesick or missing your real mom!! I can't imagine not meeting the people I met through my program also! I know we will all be friends for a long time! I love IFSA and would recommend it to anyone!!

Fall 2015 Participant
Take advantage of the Fridays off and travel as much as you can. Also, leave campus as much as possible. It is easy to get stuck staying in all week, but go into the city even though it is far.

Testimonial:
As in any study abroad, the most important things to take away from this trip were a stronger sense of independence and a heightened sense of cultural awareness.  The culture of Granada is somewhat different from the rest of Spain because it has a lot of Arabic influence, so that is something very unique to the vast majority of Spain as well as Europe in general.  This was the best experience of my life, but it is important that students go and seek out the culture and intricacies of the city, as it is easy to get caught up in staying in one's comfort zone.  Also the beautiful city and culture aside, free tapas make Granada worth its while.
     — Stephanie Loney, Spring 2015
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