These external program affiliates include the flight for semester programs only DO NOT PURCHASE A FLIGHT ON YOUR OWN. AIFS API Arcadia Global Links CEA TEAN/Study Australia UCC/Ireland Direct Program You will need to inquire with the program about flight arrangements, details and timing of flight purchase. SHORT TERM STUDY ABROAD POLICES 2012-2013 J-TERM (winter session) Summer Short Term Study Abroad Polices 2012-2013 QU Office of Multicultural and Global Education policies governing Short-term study abroad are as follows: 1. Students must be in good academic standing and must not have any existing or pending conduct sanctions. Students with a conduct sanction or who have one placed on them after being accepted to study abroad must submit a Request for Waiver of Conduct Clearance. In special circumstances, QU may grant permission to study abroad in its sole discretion. 2. The short term study abroad program must be pre-approved by the QU Office of Multicultural and Global Education. 3. Students shall be limited to two courses taken abroad during their short term program. If more courses are requested, then the student must file a variant procedure with the Dean of their college or school. 4. Students are eligible to apply for financial aid if they are enrolled in six credits. Please inquire with the Financial Aid Office for further information. 5. To receive credit for classes taken abroad on a short term program, students must have pre-approval from the associate dean of her/his school prior to the set deadlines stated in the QU Procedures for Studying Abroad. Short Term Study Abroad Polices 2012-2013 5. A grade of “C” or better will be accepted for transfer credits for all short term study abroad programs. No letter grade will be given for these credits. If the short term program course grades are less than C, the credits will not be accepted at Quinnipiac. 6. Students are not exempt from the Undergraduate Summer Credit Policy as outlined in the Course Schedule and Registration Bulletin which prohibits students from taking more than 7 credits during the summer. 7. Students who have not completed the Summer Study Abroad Registration Form or complied with policies and procedures as outlined by the QU Procedures for Studying Abroad, will not receive transfer credit and will be ineligible to study abroad through Quinnipiac University. Short Term Study Abroad Polices 20122013 8. When studying through a QU approved short term study abroad program, the student is required to pay the program cost directly to the program. The student is responsible for paying QU’s study abroad health insurance, and an emergency medical/security service plan. Payment must be given to the Office of Multicultural and Global Education by set deadlines. This fee will be paid for each month the student is out of the country. Failure to make the required payments will disqualify a student from receiving transfer credit. Programs for summer/winter session can range from $5,000-$12,000 (depends on the program inclusions, length, courses etc.) What is the difference between an External Program Affiliate & QU Direct Programs? External Programs Affiliate API, CEA, AIFS, Global Links, Arcadia QU Direct Programs Ireland, QU 301, Faculty led Application Process & Program Requirements Completed and found on programs website via QU’s study abroad portal Completed and found in the OMGE or with Professor Program Inclusions Found on program affiliate website or call program manager (flight inclusions may not appear on the website) Found in OMGE or with Professor Visa Guidance Provided by Program Affiliate Provided by OMGE or with Professor External Program Affiliates QU- Direct Programs QU 301 Study Abroad Portal (QU301 or Faculty led are not on the portal, contact OMGE for program specifics) QU PROCEDURES FOR STUDYING ABROAD 2012-2013 QU PROCEDURES FOR STUDYING ABROAD 2012-2013 Step 1: Study Abroad Advising/Identifying a Study Abroad Program Attend a MANDATORY Study Abroad Information Session Meet with your Academic Advisor Research approved Program Options on QU’s Study Abroad Portal This process can take time, and only YOU can make the decision about which program will be most appropriate. Schedule a meeting with your Academic Advisor to discuss your interest in Studying Abroad and determine how you will fulfill graduation requirements through a Study Abroad program Get more information about the available programs, costs, etc., in the Office of Multicultural and Global Education (OMGE). Schedule an appointment to talk to the OMGE regarding choosing a program that meets your academic, financial, professional needs and goals. Please check for available office hours.