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Study Abroad Advising

Study Abroad Advising

Give us a call between 9-5

If you have a quick question feel free to give us a call at 919-962-7002.

Complete Study Abroad 101

Ready to get started on your study abroad journey? The first step is to complete Study Abroad 101! Learn about the steps to study abroad including selecting a program that aligns with your goals, te application process, earning academic credit, and more!

Watch Study Abroad 101 video series

Find an upcoming session

*Note that live Study Abroad 101 sessions will be conducted over Zoom for the foreseeable future. Zoom meeting links can be found on the event calendar for each specific 101 session. Additionally a 101 video series will be released on this page in the coming weeks.

Additionally, we encourage students to consider costs. Attend a Funding 101 session, or watch the Funding 101 video for a complete overview of program expenses including information on how to read the program budget sheets, financial aid eligibility and the scholarship application.

Watch Funding 101 video

Attend Drop-In Hours

Study Abroad Advising & Financial Aid

Meet us on Zoom every Thursday from 2-3. Find link at https://studyabroad.unc.edu/events/

Credit Transfer

Meet us on Zoom every Wednesday from 2-3. Find link at https://studyabroad.unc.edu/events/

Individual Advising Appointments

Still have questions after attending Study Abroad 101 and want to speak with an advisor for an individual appointment? Follow the steps below to schedule an individual advising appointment.

Schedule an Appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor

Below is a list of advisors and the region of the world that they advise for. Click on the advisor’s name for the region of the world you are interested in to schedule an appointment. Please schedule appointments at least 24 hours in advance.*

*After you schedule an appointment with an advisor, you will receive an email with a link to a Zoom meeting. All meetings will be conducted over Zoom for the foreseeable future.

  • Ben Briggs, UK & Ireland (England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland)
  • Katelyn Brown-Gomez, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America (Portugal, Spain, Central & South America)
  • Adrienne Cromwell,  UNC-NUS Joint Degree program, Semester at Sea & Sea Semester. Adrienne is the also the Advisor for Access.
  • Brian Henry, Western Europe & Canada (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Switzerland)
  • Oliver JonesScandinavia, Eastern Europe (Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Russia), the Middle East, Africa
  • Derek Shepard, Asia (China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam), Oceania (Australia, New Zealand), U.S. Domestic Programs
  • Ashley Szulak, Non-approved programs

Financial Aid Advising Appointments

Have you decided which study abroad program you will be applying to, or are you deciding between two programs? Schedule an appointment with our financial aid advisor to discuss your detailed financial aid information and program affordability, and take a closer look at the budget sheet for your selected program.*

*After you schedule an appointment, you will receive an email with a link to a Zoom meeting. All appointments will be conducted over Zoom for the foreseeable future.

Preparing for your appointment:

  • Be sure to attend Study Abroad 101 in advance so you can ask more program-specific questions during your meeting
  • Prepare questions and/or discussion topics to go over with your advisor
  • Be ready for a 10-20 minute conversation

Talk to a Peer Ambassador

Gain insight from UNC students who have recently studied abroad! Read their stories and feel free to reach out – they’d love to talk to you! Learn more about Peer Ambassadors.