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Application Overview

  Albion Application Deadline Decisions Made General OCP Orientation* International OCP Orientation**
Fall, Academic Year, and Summer Programs February 12 March 1 March 21, 4:30 - 6 March 23, 5:30 - 7:30 
Spring Programs October 1 October 15 October 24, 4:30 - 6 October 26, 5:30 - 7:30
*General Orientation is mandatory for all students participating in an off-campus program, domestic and international.  The goal of this orientation is to give information about Albion College housing, pre-registration, financial aid, accounting procedures, and academic credit, to prepare students for an enjoyable study abroad experience.  Parents are welcome. 
**International Orientation is mandatory for all students participating in an international off-campus program, in addition to the general orientation. The goal of this orientation is to provide information about living overseas, traveling, visas, insurance, academics, cultural adjustment, safety tips, and dating and gender issues abroad.  Parents are welcome.

Albion College Eligibility RequirementsStudents are required to meet these by the semester in which they participate in the program. 

Albion-Approved Programs.  Search programs in the Brits Abroad database, and filter by language of instruction, program of study, country, and many other factors.  You can also browse study abroad brochures and program books in the Center for International Education (CIE), Vulgamore 306.

Choose a program and apply:  Complete the Albion College AND Off-campus Program application simultaneously. 
  • Albion Application:  Find the program within the Brits Abroad portal, apply using the "Apply Now" button.  Complete the signature documents, learning items, and application materials.  
  • Off-Campus Program Application:  Each off-campus program will have a unique application process, and may have unique eligibility criteria.  You are  responsible to follow their process carefully.  Note all documents or supporting materials required for a complete application, and make copies if the program requires it.  Pay special attention to deadlines, requirements, etc. 
Attend the required orientations.

Keep in touch with CIE.