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Contact Study Abroad

Yvonne Schmidt
Study Abroad Coordinator

yvonne.schmidt@mesacc.edu

Southern & Dobson

Office: N120 in Building NU6
P: 480-461-7870 | F: 480-461-7139

The application process is the same for all MCC study abroad programs and it's easy to get started!  Space is limited, so apply early!!

The application deadline for the 2014 programs is March 21, 2014.  Late applications may be accepted at the discretion of the Program Director on a case-by-case basis.

  1. Choose the program that is right for you.
  2. Download and complete the study abroad application making certain you understand any specific program requirements.  Applications are reviewed and approved on a rolling basis.  Apply early to reserve your place!
  3. Submit application to the International Education Office in Building NU6 at the Southern & Dobson campus.  Students will be contacted by the Program Director within approximately 2 weeks after submission via phone or email to discuss participation in the program. 
  4. Review the How to Pay for Study Abroad handout for funding, scholarship opportunities, and payment options.
  5. If you plan to apply for financial aid, call or visit the Financial Aid Office to find out about your options.  If using financial aid, notify the Study Abroad Coordinator.
  6. By March 1, make your $250 confirmation deposit to secure your spot.  You must pay your program fee in FULL by March 21, 2014.
  7. If you are a current MCC student, program fee payments can be made to Cashier Services by phone, in-person, or by mail.  Be aware that AFTER the program fee payment deadline of March 21, 2014, the $250 deposit is non-refundable.
  8. If you are NOT a current MCC student, apply/reapply for admission first.  Follow the Steps to Enrollment here.
  9. Register for your classes after March 10 and pay course tuition by the applicable due date.
  10. Apply for your passport or renew your old one (if needed).  Some countries require that your passport be valid at least 6 months beyond the date of your trip.  For more information, visit the US Department of State website.
  11. Attend the mandatory orientation:

April 12, 2014 from 9 am - 2 pm in LB145 in the Elsner Library at the Southern & Dobson campus.

You must attend the mandatory study abroad orientation. There may be additional required meetings for your specific program. Contact the Program Director for details.

10. For your reference, here is a generic Travel Checklist.  See your program director for a country specific packing list.

12. Start packing and get ready for your life transforming experience!