Semester and Yearlong Application

Please refer to the recognized programs booklet when completing your application. General program information is available through the Office of International Programs (OIP) and this website. Specific questions about course content may be addressed to the exchange institutions or program providers.

Eligibility

All students are encouraged to apply. The OIP will determine if there is a need to consider the conditional acceptance process if you do not meet one of the requirements listed below. Contact the OIP with any questions or concerns. Please note: All eligibility requirements remain in effect until the time of program departure.

  • Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA.
  • Office of Student Affairs review of student conduct records. You must be in good disciplinary standing at the time of application to be fully accepted. Students with minor disciplinary infractions on record may be conditionally accepted at the discretion of the director of international programs.
  • You are required to pay Salve Regina tuition and a $550 study abroad fee. The study abroad fee is waived for students attending a recognized Salve Regina exchange partner program. Refer to the home school tuition policy for details.
  • Availability of academic credits to fulfill your degree requirements. Applicants must have a declared major and be of junior standing or have departmental permission.

Instructions

Study abroad application deadline for Fall 2015 semester and 2015-16 academic year: February 15, 2015

Part 1: Complete the online application for semester and year-long programs. 

Click here to apply online.

Before completing the online application, you must have the following information ready to upload to the application:

  • A copy of your valid passport (may be submitted after application deadline).
  • A recent picture of yourself. Photo should be cropped to a head shot and be saved as a .jpg.
  • A goal statement (500-700 words) explaining why you would like to participate in the program for which you are applying. Please answer the following questions: Why did you select this program? What impact will your choice of country have on your experience abroad? What goals do you hope to accomplish academically, personally and professionally while abroad? Are there unique components, such as home-stays, that will impact your experience abroad? What challenges might you face while abroad, and how do you plan to tackle these challenges?

Part 2: Drop off the following application materials to Drexel Hall or email to studyabroad@salve.edu.

  • A copy of your Salve Regina academic evaluation report (available through My Salve).
  • The academic approval form (department chairs approve coursework for major or minor).
  • Two faculty reference forms (professors may submit the reference to you or directly to the OIP).
  • A signed copy of your study abroad estimated budget sheet (submit this after meeting with Salve Regina financial aid counselor).
  • A proofread copy of your resume.

Part 3: Final step after step 1 and 2 have been completed. 

  • Interview with the director of international programs to review your application. Once you have submitted all of the application materials listed above, come to Drexel Hall and make an appointment for your interview.

Next Steps

  • Within 24 hours of your final interview, you will receive an email telling you if you have been approved for your abroad program. The email contains important information about your next steps.
  • Submit all required post-acceptance forms and materials to the OIP prior to leaving campus. If you fail to submit the required forms, you may forfeit your acceptance.
  • You are required to pay Salve Regina tuition and a $550 study abroad fee. The study abroad fee is waived for students attending a recognized Salve Regina exchange institution. Refer to the University’s home school tuition policy for details.
  • You will be billed directly by the overseas institution or program provider for relevant room and board fees. Additional costs vary by program and/or cost of living in the abroad location. Please refer to your study abroad budget sheet for further details.
  • The participation agreement for parents/legal guardians will be emailed or mailed to your primary emergency contact. This will need to be signed and returned to the OIP.
  • The OIP will purchase supplemental international travel insurance for all accepted students. You will receive information about the policy and proof of coverage at pre-departure orientation.
  • Check your salve.edu email account frequently. You will begin receiving emails from the OIP about important pre-departure meetings and student visa workshops. Program-specific information will be sent by your overseas institutional contact.