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Did you know studying abroad through an approved University of Hartford program counts as a High Impact Practice (HIP)? Students are required to engage in a number of HIPS throughout their college career, which are designed to deepen learning and promote engagement.

Study Abroad 101 Sessions

Want to study abroad? Start the process with a 101 session!

Learn the study abroad basics, program options and how the process works. Sessions held weekly throughout the semester from 12:30pm-1:15pm in GSU 327 - the fall 2017 dates are Sept. 7, 14,19, 28, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 28, and Dec. 7.

Short-Term Study Abroad Info Sessions

First Year London Experience

Tues. Oct. 10, 5:00-5:45pm, GSU 327

Thurs. Oct. 12, 12:30-1:30pm, GSU 327

Study Abroad Events

Study Abroad Information Table

Thurs. Aug. 31, 12:00-2:00pm, GSU Lawn

Interested in studying abroad?  Stop by the table and speak with a representative from the International Center and learn more about the options available to you for traveling overseas.

Chat with a Study Abroad Alum!

We've got a new Global Peer Advisor Program
Want to speak with our alumni about what it's like to study abroad?  We've got student advisors who are here to do just that! Our advisors have studied abroad for a semester and for short-term programs, represent different majors on campus, studied abroad in different countries, and are a mix of seniors, juniors, and sophomores. 

Stop by the International Center during their scheduled office hours and have an informal chat about their experiences abroad, and learn more about where you want to go!

Study Abroad Fair

Thurs. September 21, 11:30-2:00pm; GSU Lawn (rain location: GSU Cafeteria)

Come speak with our study abroad partners, and learn about the options available to you.  Our partners offer programs in 80+ countries around the world!  We offer traditional study abroad programs, internships abroad, research/fieldwork programs, service-learning programs, and multi-country programs.

Marketing Your International Experience (for Study Abroad Alumni) Thurs. Oct. 5, 12:30-1:30pm, A321

The International Center welcomes you back to campus! Come to this session to meet with fellow study abroad alums and gain valuable tips on how to process your experience, and how to use your study abroad journey on your resume, in job interviews and professional networking, and in securing your perfect job!

Study Abroad Lunch With AlumniThurs. Oct. 19, 12:30-1:30pm, A321

Come learn what it’s REALLY like to study abroad from UHA  students who have already done it!  Join us for lunch and roundtable chat and get all your questions answered by study abroad alumni.  FREE lunch be provided!  This event is part of International Week - stop by and collect your stamp and you could earn free entry to the International Festival happening on March 4th!

Study Abroad Applications Due - October 15th!

Planning on studying abroad for the spring 2018 semester?  Make sure to submit your UHart Study Abroad Application by the 15th!

Hawktober Parents Presentation: Studying Abroad 101Sat.. Oct. 21, 1:20-2:30pm, Dana Hall Mali 1

We'll be offering a presentation to parents and students about the ins and outs of study abroad at University of Hartford - there will also be study abroad alumni on hand to answer questions from the student perspective!

How to Talk to Your Parents About Study AbroadTues. Oct. 24, 12:30-1:30pm, A321

Are you interested in studying abroad but not sure how to convince your parents to let you go? Or do you have doubts yourself? Attend this session and gain helpful tips to convince your parents (and anyone else) why studying abroad is right for you!

NEW! Funding Your Study Abroad ExperienceTues. Oct. 31, 12:30-1:30pm, A321

Want to study abroad, but not sure how to afford it?  The good news is you have tons of scholarship and financial aid opportunities available to you as students and we'll go through options available to you. 

Study Abroad Lunch with AlumniTues. Nov. 14, 12:30-1:30pm, A321

Come learn what it’s REALLY like to study abroad from UHA  students who have already done it!  Join us for lunch and roundtable chat and get all your questions answered by study abroad alumni.  FREE lunch be provided!

Study Abroad Scholarships Due - November 15th!

Are you going abroad over winter term or the full spring 2018 semester?  Visit our Scholarships and Funding page now for details about the scholarships available to you, and to learn more about the application process.  Please submit all essays to by November 15th.

Connecticut Area Study Abroad (CASA) Re-Entry Conference (for Study Abroad Alumni)February 2018,University of Connecticut - Date and Schedule TBD

Join students from across the state at this one day conference geared towards helping you unpack your study abroad experience!  There are sessions on going abroad again (grad school, internships, work, Peace Corps),  cultural adjustment and returning home, communicating the experience (developing elevator pitches and learning how to discuss your overseas experiences on your resume and in interviews), and resume reviews. 

$5 in advance, $10 at the door