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Travel Tuesday Special Advising Day! | Tuesday, December 8

Join us on Tuesday to get all of your study abroad questions answered!

AND win prizes!

The first 20 students to sign up for either a Zoom video advising chat OR start an online chat with our Global Dukes will receive a FREE study abroad T-Shirt. If you participate at any time during the day, you'll be entered to win a study abroad application fee waiver (a $40 value!). 

See details for signing up on the right 

To start chatting online with our Global Dukes: Head to our Peer Advising page and wait for the chat box to pop up at the bottom of your screen. It will say "Online Advising Available!" We will be available for chatting from 10:00am - 4:00pm on Tuesday.

To schedule a video appointment with a Study Abroad Team Member: You can either visit our Appointment page to read more information and schedule an appointment there, or go ahead and click one of the links below to find a time that works for your schedule on Tuesday. 

Schedule an appointment with Donna Sharpes - Study Abroad Advisor

Schedule an appointment with Katie Sensabaugh - Assistant Director of Study Abroad

Remember, the first 20 students to either schedule a video appointment on Tuesday or start a Peer Advising chat will receive a FREE study abroad T-Shirt!

Study Abroad: Getting Started

We are exited to know of your interest in Studying Abroad! By challenging yourself, you will increase your self-confidence and experience yourself in a whole new way. You will gain insight, appreciation, and new perspectives regarding your home culture. You will build new friendships and increase your ability to interact effectively with people of other nationalities. The benefits of study abroad programs are as endless as the variety James Madison University offers. 

Not sure where to begin with your study abrad experience? This page will list the steps we recommend taking in order to have a smooth planning process.

Step 1 | Study Abroad: 101

An important first step to learning about study abroad is browsing through our Study Abroad: 101 videos, checking our our FAQs. To help simplify the process of finding a program, you can complete the Study Abroad Planning Guide. This resource will help you streamline the study abroad process and provide additional tips on courses, finances, and next steps. We recommend completing the planning guide before proceeding to advising.

We will also be offering live info sessions and special events via Zoom throughout the fall semester. Check back often for information on how to access those.

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Step 2 | Chat with a Peer Advisor

Chat with someone on our Global Duke Peer Advising Team.

LIVE CHAT anytime on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 and 2:00-4:00. Click here to get started.

Step 3 | Schedule an Appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor

Once you've browsed through our Study Abroad: 101 pages and chatted with a Global Duke Peer Advisor, you can set up an appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor to get any additional questions answered. Find out how to set up an appointment.

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