The Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Education provides undergraduate off campus study opportunities to approximately 600 students every year. We provide leadership, direction and operational oversight for the College’s signature international education and domestic study programs for undergraduates. We promote the delivery of safe, high impact, educational experiences at locations around the world, providing the highest quality service possible.
Can I participate in more than one off-campus program?
What is off-campus study?
When can I participate in an off campus-program?
Who can study away?
Why study away?
By what time of day do I need to submit my application?
Can I apply to more than one program?
Can I ask my Faculty Director to write a letter of recommendation for me?
Do I need to register for the classes taken on the FSP/LSA/DSP?
For some of my finished application, it doesn't say "complete application" next to the program, but for some it does. Do you know why this is happening?
For the application, should the transcript we upload be an unofficial or official transcript?
How do I remove a recommender I added by accident?
I don't have my recommendations in yet, should I still submit my application?
If I don't complete the application the first time through and want to return to complete it, how do I do that?
If I have a question about a specific program and want more information who do I contact?
The application lets me rank the programs online, do I have to rank each one?
The question responses state a 4000 character limit. Should I use all 4000 characters?
What do I do with the cc email address box?
What kind of credit do I receive for an off-campus program?
When can I start my application for a term off campus?
When is the application deadline?
Can I use my financial aid to cover the cost of an off-campus program?
How do I pay my tuition for a term off-campus?
How much will a term away cost?
What should I do if I need to withdraw from my program in advance of the start date?
Choosing a Program
Do I need to be able to speak another language to study abroad?
How do I know which programs I qualify for?
What is a Transfer Term program?
What is the difference between a Dartmouth sponsored program and other options?
Preparing to Study Away
How are you evaluating whether programs will run?
How will I find out who is going on the program with me?
If my program gets canceled can I still register to be on campus and take classes?
If my program gets cancelled, do we get priority consideration for applications the following year?
When should I purchase my flight?
When should we schedule our travel consult?
When will the dates for my program be released?
When will you announce program cancellations?
Will I be able to travel while on program?
Will students be allowed to opt out of living with families for the year 2021-2022?
How could we design our own exchange program to other schools in the United States or even in other countries?
How do I know which courses are offered on an exchange I am interested in?
How do my credits get transferred for an exchange?
Why do exchange programs generally cost more than a term at Dartmouth?