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Meaghan Bellande

Meaghan Bellande

Assistant Director of Study Abroad and International Student Services

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512.863.1857
Meaghan Bellande

Meaghan Bellande

Assistant Director of Study Abroad and International Student Services

Study Abroad Applications will open in August

IMPORTANT: Do not apply for a study abroad program without pre-approval by Southwestern. Credit transfer and financial aid may be jeopardized if prior approval for a program is not granted.

General Eligibility Requirements for Study Abroad:

  • Have established a GPA at Southwestern of 2.5 or higher - must be established before leaving to study abroad 
  • Be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the university
  • Be enrolled full-time during the semester before study abroad
  • Clear any negative balances on student account before leaving to study abroad
  • Have declared a major if they have completed at least 60 credits before leaving to study abroad
  • Meet any program-specific requirements for the program to which they apply, whether an SU Program or an approved provider’s program
Worried you don’t meet the eligibility requirements for study abroad? Contact our office at studyabroad@southwestern.edu  for more information on exemptions and exceptions.

Prior to applying, all applicants must:

  • Attend at least one advising session with the Office of Study Abroad and International Student Services through:
    • Group Advising
    • One-on-One Advising
    • Faculty-led Information Session
  • Meet with their academic advisor to discuss study abroad plans
  • Review and prepare the appropriate application materials:
    • Click HERE to preview the SU General Study Abroad/Away Application
    • Click HERE to preview the SU Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Application