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Stage 2: Application

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Before applying to study abroad: 

  • Review the general study abroad and program specific eligibility requirements. Make sure you meet the minimum GPA requirement for your program. 
  • Complete STEPS 1-5 in the Advising Application to learn about the study abroad academic and financial policies at MU. The completion of the Advising Application is required in order to apply for a study abroad program. 
  • Global Education STRONGLY encourages you to research the program thoroughly and discuss your plans with:
    • Global Education
      • You will meet with a Program Coordinator during Steps 3 and 4 of the Advising Application. 
      • If you are studying abroad on an MU Course/ Group Abroad program, discuss details with the lead professor/staff and Global Education if you have questions. 
    • Your academic advisor(s)
    • Financial Aid Office
    • Any family members or other parties involved in the decision making process

Application Timelines:

For Study Abroad During: Applications are Available: Applications are Due:
Winter July 1 Mid-September
Spring July 1 Mid-September
Summer January 1 Late-February
Fall January 1 Late-February
Academic Year January 1 Late-February

MU Course/Groups Abroad deadlines are specific to each program. See their specific webpages for details. 
 
For Social Work Field Placements Abroad During: Applications are Available: Applications are Due:
Spring January 1 April
Fall July 1 November
 

Application Instructions

  • Step 1: Accessing Your Global Education Portal for the first time. (Only if you have not completed an Advising Application.) 
    • 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 term that you are applying for and click Apply. 
    • Refer to Step 3 for instructions on how to complete your application checklist.
  • Step 3: Completing Your Study Abroad Application Using Your Checklist
    • 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 to Global Education, we will mark received on your checklist. 
  • Returning to Your Portal and Saving Your Application:
    • 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. 
    • In order to access your checklist, log into your Global Education Portal.
  • 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. 

Issues & Questions

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