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Application and Advising

Review and meet Albion College Eligibility Requirements (by the time you participate in the program): 
  1. ​Complete the Writing Proficiency Requirement.
  2. Meet the Off-Campus Programs Albion Residency Requirement*.
  3. Have a cumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.7.  Note:  individual programs may have higher GPA requirements.
  4. Be in good social standing, as defined by the Vice-President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.
  5. Have demonstrated maturity commensurate with the demands of the OCP.  
Review a typical timeline for studying off-campus.

Start the Advising Process.  Advising is available to students at any time, and there is no limit on the number of advising sessions available to you.  Most commonly, students want to meet on the topics below.  When you're ready to make an appointment, fill out a Student Interest Questionnaire and provide 3-4 available times to cie@albion.edu.  
Browse 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.   Note:  Under extraordinary circumstances, students request to participate in Non-Albion Approved Programs.  It is important to consider the many impacts before making a choice to do so. 
Complete Albion College Off-Campus Program application materials.  
 
Complete the Program Provider application materials DIRECTLY to the program.  This is done simultaneously with the Albion College Off-Campus Program application.  

Attend the required orientations.

*Off-Campus Programs – Albion Residency Requirement.  Students who have attended three semesters as a full-time student at Albion College, excluding summer term, and with a minimum of 11 Albion College earned units, are eligible to participate in an approved off-campus program through the Center for International Education or the Career and Internship Center.    Transfer students who have junior standing (14 – 20 earned units), are eligible to participate in an approved off-campus program through the Center for International Education or the Career and Internship Center after attending two semesters as a full-time student at Albion College, excluding summer term.