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Study Abroad 101 Sessions

Want to study abroad? Start the process with a 101 session!

Learn the study abroad basics, program options and how the process works. Sessions held weekly throughout the semester from 12:30pm-1:15pm in GSU 327:

  • February: 7, 14, 23
  • March: 9, 14, 28
  • April: 4, 13, 18, 27

Short-Term Study Abroad Info Sessions

First Year London Experience

Thurs, Feb. 16, 12:30-1:15, GSU 327

Thurs, Feb. 16, 5:00-5:45, GSU 327


Study Abroad Events

Study Abroad Information Table

Thurs, Feb. 2, 12:00-1:30pm, GSU Suisman Lounge

Interested in studying abroad?  Stop by the table and speak with a representative from the International Center and learn more about the options available to you for traveling overseas.

Connecticut Area Study Abroad (CASA) Re-Entry Conference (for Study Abroad Alumni)Sat. Feb. 4, 2017, Konover Campus Center, 9:30-3pm

Join students from across the state at this one day conference geared towards helping you unpack your study abroad experience!  There are sessions on going abroad again (grad school, internships, work, Peace Corps),  cultural adjustment and returning home, communicating the experience (developing elevator pitches and learning how to discuss your overseas experiences on your resume and in interviews), and resume reviews. 

$5 in advance, $10 at the door - click here for more information and to register.

Chat with a Study Abroad Alum!

We've got a new Global Peer Advisor Program
Want to speak with our alumni about what it's like to study abroad?  We've got 18 advisors who are here to do just that! Our advisors have studied abroad for a semester and for short-term programs, represent 12 different majors on campus, studied abroad in 8 different countries, and are a mix of seniors, juniors, and sophomores.

Stop by the International Center during their scheduled office hours and have an informal chat about their experiences abroad, and learn more about where you want to go!

Marketing Your International Experience (for Study Abroad Alumni) Tues, Feb. 9, 12:30-1:30, A420

The IC welcomes you back to campus! Come to this session to meet with fellow study abroad alums and gain valuable tips on how to process your experience, and how to use your study abroad journey on your resume, in job interviews and professional networking, and in securing your perfect job!

CIEE Study Abroad Info TableTues. Feb. 14, 11:30-1:30 GSU Suisman Lounge

Interested in spending the semester abroad?  Come speak with Grace Twardy, representative for CIEE and learn more about the opportunities available to you.  CIEE offers programs throughout the world and has a multi-country program too where you can spend the semester in up to 3 different cities!

International Week!Mon. Feb. 27 - Sat. Mar. 4

It's International Week!  We'll be hosting a series of events throughout the week in celebration of all things international.  We'll have a Bollywood Dance Lesson, Noche de Baile where you can learn the Latin dance steps, a Thai Cooking Class, a seminar on Dark Tourism, our Global Village and Study Abroad Fair, and Study Abroad Lunch with Alumni  Come to any 4 of the 7 events above and get free entry into the 32nd Annual International Festival where we will have two musical performances and unlimited food from 10-12 restaurants specializing in food from around the world!  Come early as there are limited tickets available. 

Study Abroad Lunch With AlumniTues, Feb. 28, 12:30-1:30, A420

Come learn what it’s REALLY like to study abroad from UHA  students who have already done it!  Join us for lunch and roundtable chat and get all your questions answered by study abroad alumni.  FREE lunch be provided!  This event is part of International Week - stop by and collect your stamp and you could earn free entry to the International Festival happening on March 4th!

Study Abroad Fair

Thurs, Mar. 2, 11:30-2:00, GSU Suisman Lounge

Come speak with our study abroad partners, and learn about the options available to you.  Our partners offer programs in 80+ countries around the world!  We offer traditional study abroad programs, internships abroad, research/fieldwork programs, service-learning programs, and mulit-country programs. 

How to Talk to Your Parents About Study AbroadTues. Mar. 7, 12:30-1:30, A420

Are you interested in studying abroad but not sure how to convince your parents to let you go? Or do you have doubts yourself? Come talk with a University of Hartford study abroad alum and gain helpful tips to convince your parents (and anyone else) why studying abroad is right for you!

Study Abroad Lunch with Alumni

Thurs, Mar. 30, 12:30-1:30, A420

Come learn what it’s REALLY like to study abroad from UHA  students who have already done it!  Join us for lunch and roundtable chat and get all your questions answered by study abroad alumni.  FREE lunch be provided!

CIEE Study Abroad Info TableThurs. Apr. 6, 11:30-1:30 GSU Suisman Lounge

Interested in spending the semester abroad?  Come speak with Grace Twardy, representative for CIEE and learn more about the opportunities available to you.  CIEE offers programs throughout the world and has a multi-country program too where you can spend the semester in up to 3 different cities!

Study Abroad Scholarships Due - April 15th!

Are you going abroad over summer term or the full fall 2017 semester?  Visit our Scholarships and Funding page now for details about the scholarships available to you, and to learn more about the application process.  Please submit all essays to meamurphy@hartford.edu by April 15th.