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HOW DO I...?

Email Global Education or stop by Cumberland House. If you email, please include your first and last name, and MU email address.
Non-MU students: Indicate in your email that you are a Non-Millersville student. Please include your first and last name and birthday. Once received, Global Education to create an advising application for you. Global Education will email you instructions on how to log in.
Log in (Use your MU username and password)
Non-MU students: you will be emailed your login and temporary password information.
Click the "Home" button icon in the top left corner. Your Advising Application will be listed here.
Review the instructions for each STEP carefully. You may save and come back to your checklist as many times as you need.
Step 1: Accessing Your Global Education Portal.
Click the "Student LOGIN" button.
Log in (Use your MU username and password)

Step 2: Applying for a program.
Click the "Study Abroad Programs" tab to access the program list.
Search for the program that you wish to apply to and click on the name of the program.
Click the “Apply Now” button on the program's page.
If the Apply Now button is not showing, it means the application cycle is not yet available.
Click on the application term and click Apply. Refer to Step 3 for instructions on how to complete your application checklist.

Step 3: Completing Your Study Abroad Application
There are multiple sections of your application, listing items that need to be completed along with detailed instructions. After you have completed an item, a check mark will appear under the Received column. For items directly submitted manually or electronically to Global Education, GE staff will mark as received.

Returning to Your Portal and Saving Your Application: In order to access your application, log into your Global Education Portal. Once you log back in, in the top-left navigation bar click "Applicant Home" On your "Applicant Home" page you may access your advising application, OR your study abroad application. It is very important to edit/update your profile to make sure that your contact information is current. You may begin a questionnaire and save it for later completion. After 59 minutes of inactivity you will be logged out and any unsaved work will be lost. Save often. If you have multiple tabs open, it may 'time out' and you will lose your work.

For Non-Millersville University Students: (Only if you have not completed an Advising Application.) Click the "Study Abroad Programs" tab to access the program list. Search for the program that you wish to apply to and click on the name of the program Click the “Apply Now” button on the program's page. Click "I am not a Millersville University student" Enter your user information and click "Create Account" A username and temporary password will be emailed to you. Refer to Steps 3 as listed above.

If you have any technical questions or issues concerning the Global Education Portal, email Global.Education@millersville.edu
First, check to make sure you are using the correct login button. Faculty and non-Millersville students should NOT use the "Student LOGIN" button.
Then, make sure that you are using your full email address. Example: Jane.Doe@XYZ.Com
If the above doesn't work, you may need to clear your browsing history and cookies.
You may also need to reset your password in the login screen.
If you logged in with a temporary password, you are prompted to create a more permanent password. Make sure you are using the correct information.

If you have any technical questions or issues concerning the Global Education Portal, email Global.Education@millersville.edu

GENERAL INFORMATION

Millersville University requires a minimum of a 2.0 GPA to study abroad. However, different programs have different GPA requirements. Be sure to consult your Program's Brochure or your Program Coordinator for more specific details.
Yes, you definitely can! Millersville University allows financial aid to be used for study abroad. We recommend a meeting with the Financial Aid office for detailed information, specific to each student's circumstances. See the Financial Policies Webpage for more information.
Yes! I would encourage parents to review the study abroad information listed on this study abroad area of our website. You will be able to read about the academic and financial policies, as well as review all program information. You can also review the study abroad handbook provided to students.
Study Abroad Handbook
In addition, I encourage interested parents to read the guide below, written by professional organizational leaders in our field of international education.
Parent Guide to Study AbroadParent Guide to Study Abroad: Spanish
Global Education staff is available to assist students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

After regular business hours, in the event of a true emergency, Global Education has an emergency number that you or the student can call. You will then be put in contact with a member of the Global Education team who will assist student's with their emergency.

Office Phone Number: (717) 871-7506; Emergency Phone Number: 01-717-871-5506