Departmental Study Abroad Programs

Resources available for faculty members who wish to design and implement short-term, overseas programs:

Nuts & Bolts Manual - Detailed manual to assist faculty in executing a study abroad program.

Quick Reference Guide – A “who does what” scaled down version of the Nuts & Bolts Manual.

Study Abroad Forms – All forms referenced in the Nuts & Bolts Manual.


Program Start Date                    Proposal Due Date                            Rate Request Due Date 

December-April                     July 15th prior to program                   October 1st prior to program

May-August                           November 1st prior to program           February 1st prior to program 

September-November           March 1st prior to program                  June 1st prior to program 

 Upcoming Events and Workshops

Worldstrides ISA Lunch N Learn

Thinking about implementing a new study abroad program?  Have an existing program and looking for someone to assist with in-country logistics so you can focus on the academic component? Please join the Study Abroad Office for a Lunch N Learn with the international education provider organization Worldstrides ISA on Weds October 24 (noon-1:00 PM).

Worldstrides is one of many International Education Providers that Purdue works with.  This is a US based company that offers faculty-led program services (including housing, local transportation,  expert guest lectures, classroom space, educational excursions and cultural site visits, crisis management, plus so much more). 

If you are interested in attending this session to learn more about working with a provider, please register online by Friday October 19.

Study Abroad Rates 101

The Study Abroad Office is offering a beginner session for anyone working with study abroad rate requests.  This will be an overview of how study abroad rates are created and why various pieces of additional information may be requested.  Anyone is eligible to attend (business office, faculty, staff) and there will be a QA session at the end.

This session will be on Weds October 31, 9:00-10:30 AM, Rawls Hall, Room 2058. Please register online by Friday October 26.

My proposal has been approved - Now What?

This workshop will cover the basics of student enrollment management, utilizing the program leader page, required students and faculty forms, SA deposits and cancellation policies, as well as answer any pressing questions.

These workshops are specifically for program leaders that will conducting programs during winter break 20198/19, spring break 2019, and summer 2019.

There are four session options to choose from, all held in Young Hall, Room 101. Please register online.

  • Weds November 7, 10:00-11:00 AM
  • Weds November 14, 2:00-3:00 PM
  • Weds November 21, 10:00-11:00 AM
  • Weds November 28, 2:00-3:00 PM


If you have any questions or concerns about departmental programs, feel free to contact Paula Memmer, Departmental Program Manager,

If you'd like to schedule a one-on-one meeting with the Departmental Programs Team, please contact Meghan Smith, Faculty Program Coordinator,

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