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SF State Abroad

Upcoming Workshops

Step 1: (Required) Study Abroad Information Meetings

This is the first (and only required) step to apply for SF State Abroad. 

RSVP today for a meeting to get the zoom link

Step 2: (Optional) Study Abroad Advising via Phone

Please do not sign up for advising until after you have attended an information meeting and have narrowed down your top 2-3 program choices. If you are still confused about how to start, you may want to attend another information meeting. 

Sign in for advising here. Currently, all advising is by phone or zoom on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm. You may note on the form when signing in if you prefer a zoom session instead of a phone call. 

Step 3: (Optional) Study Abroad Application Workshops

Do you know your first choice program and have verifed that you meet all program requirements?

Then, RSVP here  to attend an Application Workshop

SF State Exchange Programs: Tuesdays at 11 am and Wednesdays at 3 pm. RSVP above.

CSU IP Programs: Tuesday, Jan. 12th at 2 pm  (RSVP here); Wednesday, Jan. 13th at 2 pm (RSVP here);  Friday, Jan. 29th at 1 pm (RSVP here).

While not required, it is highly recommended and makes the application go quicker. 

Step 4: (Optional) Apply for Scholarships!

Winter Break is a good time to research study abroad scholarships.

Do you receive a Pell Grants as part of your financail aid and have US citizenship? If you said yes to both and applying to study abroad, apply for the Gilman Scholarship. RSVP today for a Gilman Workshop in February to get started. 

Important Dates


To limit potential COVID-19 spreading within our community, we are serving our students remotely. Advising and workshops/meetings are only available online via zoom and phone.

Office Closed - No Advisors

Advisors are responding to emails and working remotely, except the following dates when the office is closed:

Mon., Jan. 18th  - Campus closed (Martin Luther King Jr Day)
Wed., Mar. 31st - Campus closed (Cesar Chavez Day)
Mon., May 31st - Campus closed (Memorial Day)

Fall 2021 Deadline for Programs* 

January 15th for Waseda (Japan) & Trossingen (Germany) only

February 1st Priority Deadline for all other fall start programs

March 1st Final Deadline*

*Many programs (but not all) will remain open until the final deadline.

For details about program requirements and academic areas of study at them,  please check the program database

Spring 2022 Deadline for Programs

September 15th Priority Deadline

October 1st Final Deadline*

*Many programs (but  not  all) will remain open until the final deadline.

For details about program requirements and academic areas of study at them, please check the program database.