Take the First Step

This First Step Information Session is required for all students intersted 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!

Attendance at a first step information session is required before an individual appointment with a study abroad advisor may be scheduled

Each session is limited to 15 students and meetings are offered multiple times per week.  Please refer to the calendars below and on the right-hand menu for upcoming sessions.  

Once you've selected an available date and time, be sure to register below to reserve your spot!


Information Session Registration

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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 1 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 Programs
- VSB Semester Business and Culture in the Italian Context
- CLAS Semester London Experience

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

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.

Passport Villanova works best with Chrome and Firefox. 

Contact Us!

Office of Education Abroad

Villanova University
Middleton Hall 2nd fl.
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