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Take the First Step

This First Step Information Session is required for all students interested in participating in a Villanova Semester Program, Villanova Summer Program, and non-VU Partner Programs (both Semester and Summer). 

Participation in a first step information session is required before an individual appointment with a study abroad advisor may be scheduled.

 

Information Session Registration


Attendance at a First Step Information Session is required before an individual appointment with a study abroad advisor may be scheduled. 

Registration is limited to 12 students per session. Sessions run for about 40 minutes and students must register on Handshake.  Session format (i.e. In-person or Virtual) will be listed in the Handshake Registration information.  All in-person First Step Information Sessions will be held in the OEA - Top Floor Garey Hall. 


Fall 2022 Information Session Schedule

Day  Time
Monday 2:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM
Wednedsay 10:00 AM
Friday 2:00 PM
Friday 3:00 PM
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Program Application and Approval Deadlines


The standard deadline to attend an information session is April 1st for study abroad in the fall or summer and October 1st for study abroad in the spring semester.

The standard deadline to complete the approval process and the Passport Villanova requirements is April 15th for study abroad in the fall or summer and October 15th for study abroad in the spring semester.
 

The following programs have different application deadlines:  

- All Villanova Summer and May Term Programs
- VSB Semester Business and Culture in the Italian Context (BCIC) 

For those programs, please visit the program's page to start your application.

Contact Us!

Office of Education Abroad

Villanova University
Top Floor, Garey Hall
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-6412
Fax: 610-519-7649
Email: abroad@villanova.edu

Meet Our Staff

Take the first step: Register for an Information Session

Meet with a Study Abroad Adviser: Schedule an Individual Meeting

Upcoming Events

Create your User Profile

Log in to Passport Villanova.  Select "I have a user name and password" and then use your VU user name and password to access the system.  Once logged in, please create your profile by uploading your photo and entering your cell phone number and cell carrier.

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