Apply to Study Abroad

Steps to studying abroad include the following:

  1. Submit a Cal Lutheran Application

    Before you apply to your study abroad program, you must first apply and be approved by the Cal Lutheran Office of Education Abroad.

    Deadlines to apply to Cal Lutheran are: 

     -October 1 for spring
     -November 1 for Cal Lutheran Program to Oxford
     -March 1 for fall and summer

    You will receive a confirmation email when you have submitted your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours, please email us at 

    Application Requirements:

    Submit Your Application to Study Abroad

  2. Submit Program Application

    Once you have Cal Lutheran approval to study abroad, you will receive notification to begin the next step, which is to apply to your chosen study abroad program.

    Program Admission Requirements

    May include the following, but vary based on program choice:

    • Program Application
    • Official Transcript (Available from Cal Lutheran Registrar’s Office)
    • Faculty Recommendation 
    • Additional forms such as the Credit/Course Selection, Disciplinary Clearance and Financial Aid Verification (Please note: These forms should be brought to the Study Abroad Center to be signed)

    Apply to Your Study Abroad Program

  3. Pre Departure Requirements

    Once you are accepted to your program, there are a few additional steps to complete:

    • Forward email copy of program acceptance letter to
    • Attend Pre-Departure Meeting & Orientation Dinner
    • Turn in Final Clearance Packet 
    • Obtain visa (as applicable)

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