STUDY ABROAD - Xavier University

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STUDY ABROAD - Xavier University

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIESSTUDY ABROADSTUDY ABROAD opportunities are widely available forXavier students, including short-term and summer programs, semesterand year-long programs, direct exchange programs and servicelearning opportunities. All fields of study can be enhanced by studyingabroad. Xavier’s Jesuit tradition of educational excellence encouragesall students to consider broadening their education through study orservice around the world.The Xavier Advantage:Increase your knowledge and understanding of the world throughfirsthand experience around the globe.Develop or improve language skills.Experience personal growth and increased self-confidence.Acquire multicultural perspectives which complementany field of study.Enhance your future career potential by being better equippedto work and succeed in our global society.Center for International Education (CIE)Xavier’s Center for International Education connects students to studyabroad opportunities sponsored directly by the University, as wellas study abroad programming sponsored by Xavier’s partnershipswith other universities, consortia and organizations. The CIE can alsoprovide information about internships and job placements abroad.Students are encouraged to start planning early to take advantageof all the benefits from a study abroad experience.Learn more www.xavier.edu/internationalAsk us xuadmit@xavier.eduVisit campus www.xavier.edu/visitXAVIER UNIVERSITY: A JESUIT CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY IN CINCINNATI, OHIO


DIRECT EXCHANGE PROGRAMSXavier students may take advantage of direct exchange agreementswith several international universities. A Xavier student wouldpay regular tuition and fees here and then enroll at one of theseuniversities, while a student from that institution attends Xavier.Requirements and course offerings vary by institution.SUMMER STUDY ABROADEach summer Xavier University offers study abroad programs in avariety of locations and disciplines (including foreign languages andhonors). Programs are typically 4-6 weeks in length, and studentscan earn up to six to eight credit hours. Some programs are taught byXavier faculty, and some are provided through partner institutions.SERVICE LEARNINGThe academic service learning semesters combine 12-15 credit hoursof academic study with community service under the guidance andsupervision of Xavier University faculty. The current options includeNicaragua and urban Cincinnati, and other program locations arealso being established.The primary goal of the entire semester is the integration of academicstudy with the experience of service. The academic componentprovides students with knowledge of the local culture, religion,history, government and economics, with an emphasis on issues ofsocial justice. The service component places all coursework in thecontext of living and working with the economically disadvantaged.Learn more at www.xavier.edu/international.WILLIAMS COLLEGEOF BUSINESS PROGRAMSBusiness students can take advantage of study abroad to enhancetheir education and prepare to succeed in global commerce. Currentofferings include programs in varying length, locations and specificbusiness discipline.ADMISSION & FINANCIAL AIDTo apply for a study abroad program, students should complete theonline application at www.xavier.edu/international.Financial aid eligibility for use with study abroad depends on thestudent’s financial need and the type of study abroad program inwhich he or she enrolls. A student must be enrolled at least half-time(i.e., six credit hours) to be considered for financial aid. Xavier’s Officeof Financial Aid provides information on current available resources aswell as required steps to apply for assistance related to study abroadat www.xavier.edu/financial-aid/forms.PLAN EARLYThe Study Abroad Coordinator holds regular walk-in advising hourson Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2-4pm in Room 230, GallagherStudent Center. Students can explore all the study abroad, servicelearning and international internship opportunities available toXavier students.FOR MORE INFORMATIONOFFICE OF ADMISSIONPhone: 513-745-3301877-XUADMIT (982-3648)Fax: 513-745-4319Email:xuadmit@xavier.eduWeb:www.xavier.eduCENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONLaura Johnson, Study Abroad CoordinatorPhone: 513-745-2804Email:johnsonl13@xavier.eduWeb:www.xavier.edu/internationalOn Campus: 230 Gallagher Student CenterXavier is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Information in this brochure is correct as of 8/11.Office of Admission3800 Victory ParkwayCincinnati, Ohio 45207-5131

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