Who Does What

The following is a guide to make study abroad happen.

Let us help you start YOUR JOURNEY.

OSAIT Responsibilities

Your Responsibilities

Provide general information about study abroad options

Meet with a Peer Ambassador to begin the study abroad process

Encourage the use of Peer Ambassadors as a beginning step

Schedule appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor once program/country has been selected

Explain university policies and procedures

Complete and submit UofL OSAIT paperwork by designated deadline

Create a program budget

Meet with department contacts to ensure foreign classes transfer

Suggest where to find available scholarships

Meet with Financial Aid to finalize budget

Explain course pre-approval process

Submit program provider application

Sell CISI Travel Insurance

Pay program application fees and/or deposits

Provide general guidance on applying for a passport

Apply for scholarships

Advise on Travel Warning countries

Research destination facts and cultural norms

Provide information about UofL’s Campus Health Services

Familiarize yourself with program requirements, expectations, and deadlines

Hold mandatory pre-departure orientations

Purchase CISI Travel Insurance

Be accessible while you are abroad

Obtain a passport and/or visa (as needed)

In conjunction with CISI, monitor safety situations abroad and provide immediate information

Attend a pre-departure orientation on Reading Day of the semester before your planned departure

Process foreign transcripts once they arrive [arrival takes 8 – 12 weeks]

Contact the OSAIT if anything should change while abroad or if you need help

Hold re-entry workshops and follow-up

Attend re-entry workshop upon return to UofL or other requirements