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Study Abroad - Anyone. Anytime. Virtually Anywhere.

Study Abroad

  • Anyone. Anytime. Anywhere.
  • Make lifelong friends
  • See the world from where you are
  • Expand your worldview
  • Learn a new language
  • Explore new interests
  • Learn about yourself
  • Experience another culture vicariously
  • Enhance your degree
WSU is now offering Global Learning study abroad options in countries with a Department of State and Centers for Disease Control level 3 or lower travel advisory. Because international travel represents additional risk, Global Learning programs are open only to students who are fully vaccinated by the time of their departure.

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Step 1: Attend a Global Cougs Information Session

(Sign-ups must be submitted at least 30 minutes prior to a session)

GC101: Introduction to Global Learning. A 25-minute information session covering program types, applications, eligibility to study abroad, and how to find the best program for you. Attending GC101 is required before scheduling an appointment with a Global Learning Advisor. Attending GC101 is not required to open a program application or to go abroad. Attending GC101 is not required to attend GC102 or GC103.

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GC102: Study Abroad Logistics. A separate 25-minute information session covering financial aid, scholarships, passports/visas, and how to get academic credit abroad. Attending GC102 is required during the application process for all academic programs abroad. You can also attend Global Cougs prior to opening an application or beginning the application process. GC102 is not required before meeting with a Global Learning Advisor, though if you have questions about the included topics, it is a good idea to attend GC102 before meeting with an advisor.

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GC103: On-campus Global Learning. A separate information session covering opportunities to engage with Global Learning while still in Washington. Topics include the Global Leadership Certificate, Digital Badges, Peace Corps Prep, Distinguished Scholarships, and internship opportunities with International Programs. Attending GC103 is not required to participate in any global learning opportunities. GC103 is an optional session to learn more about on-campus global learning opportunities and resources.

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PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING DATES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR FALL 2022: Sept. 5 | Sept. 13 | Nov. 11 | Nov. 21-25 | Dec. 12 – Jan. 6

Step 2: Schedule an Advising Appointment (optional)

Once you have attended a Global Cougs 101 session (Pullman, Tri-Cities, or Vancouver), you may then submit an advising appointment request, if needed. All other WSU students may continue and request an appointment or contact the Global Learning Department directly for the GC101 information. 509-335-6204 or


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Chat with a Peer Advisor

Chat with a student Peer Advisor who has studied abroad! Ask whatever questions you may have about their experiences, and how studying abroad has changed their lives. To schedule a Zoom meeting with a Peer, email listing your availability and specific questions (optional).
NOTE: Peer Advisors are available Monday-Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on days that classes are in session. They are NOT available during breaks, holidays, or finals week.

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