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Getting Started Sessions

Getting Started Sessions

Study Abroad 101 & 201

What is study abroad? How does it work at UMD? Where do I even start? Get started with our Study Abroad 101 & 201 sessions! These sessions will help provide information, resources, and support no matter where you are in your study abroad journey.

Which session is right for me? See the descriptions below to see which will be the best fit depending on where you are in the planning process:

Study Abroad 101

This introductory session is designed to give an overview of study abroad at the University of Maryland and answer general questions. We will cover the basics about academics, finances, locations, and how to plan to go abroad!

  • No prior research, preparation, or sign-up is required.
  • After participating in this session you will be able to conduct a program search and be ready to meet one-on-one with an Education Abroad advisor to discuss the details of your study abroad journey! 

Study Abroad 201

Are you planning to study abroad in Summer 2022 or Fall 2022, and want to know what you need to do now to be prepared to open an application in August? This session is for you!

  • We will work through goal setting exercises to help you discover the right program for your academic, profession, and personal needs
  • Important research resources on our website will be highlighted and explained
  • Share next steps you should take now to prepare for your application

Upcoming Sessions

Session Dates Time Location
Study Abroad 101 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 1:00pm-1:45pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Thursday, September 2, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Thursday, September 9, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Thursday, September 16, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Tuesday, September 21, 2021 2:00pm-3:00pm ATL 1410*
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Thursday, September 23, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 2:00pm-3:00pm ATL 1410*
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:00pm-3:00pm ATL 1410*
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Friday, October 29, 2021 10:00am-11:00am Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Tuesday, November 2, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, November 3, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Friday, November 12, 2021 10:00am-11:00am Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Tuesday, November 16, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, December 1, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Friday, December 3, 2021 10:00am-11:00am Online - Join here
Study Abroad 101 Tuesday, December 7, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm Online - Join here
Study Abroad 201 Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Online - Join here
*Session is held in a computer lab so students can follow along throughout the presentation.