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Take the First Step

This First Step Information Session is required for all students interested in participating with a Villanova Semester Program, Affiliated Non-VU Semester ProgramVillanova Summer program or an Affiliated non-VU Summer Program. If you're just not sure what you're plans may include, you are still welcome to attend to learn more your study abroad options!

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 virtual session and 5 students per in-person session. Sessions run for about 40 minutes and students must register on Handshake.  


Fall 2021 Information Session Schedule

Information Sessions will be offered on the following weekly schedule through the week of December 6th.   Once you've selected an available date and time, be sure to register below to reserve your spot!

 

Day  Time Format Location
Monday 10:30 AM Virtual Zoom
Monday 3:00 PM In-Person Top Floor, Garey Hall
Tuesday 11:00 AM In-Person Top Floor, Garey Hall
Tuesday 2:30 PM Virtual Zoom
Wednesday 10:00 AM  In-Person Top Floor, Garey Hall
Wednesday 2:30 PM Virutal Zoom
Thursday 10:30 AM Virtual Zoom
Friday 2:00 PM Virtual Zoom
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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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