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After Your Acceptance

Once you've been accepted, you will need to submit the following to the Office of Studies Abroad in Buckley Center 114.

  • Emergency notification form (Download, complete, and return)
  • 2 passport-sized photos (even if you already have a valid passport) purchased from Walgreens, Rite Aid, or other locations that take photos. Instructions for obtaining these photos can be found, here:
  • Your signed study abroad contract if applicable to your program. The following programs will not include an initial contract (London Fall/Spring, Tokyo Summer, IES, Granada Fall/Spring, and Galway Spring).
  • A check with your non-refundable deposit. Please make out the check to "University of Portland." Include your name, student ID number, and your program (e.g. Salzburg Fall 2018).
    • Full-year and semester students must submit a $1,000 deposit.
    • Summer students must submit an $800 deposit.
    • IES students will pay a $300 deposit.
  • Spring program deposits are $1,000 (non-refundable) and will be due in early June.

For any questions regarding the paperwork that is due, please contact your program coordinator.

If you have changed your mind, or are unable to participate in study abroad, please contact Amy Wruck,

In addition to completing the above forms and paying your nonrefundable deposit, you will also need to attend 2 to 3 pre-departure sessions during the spring semester for your program and complete an international travel health form.

All students with accommodations should also contact Amy Wruck, immediately. Studies abroad will work with Accessible Education Services and our international partners to accommodate all students; however, some international facilities and partners may not be able to provide all services.

For students on financial aid, please contact Molly Walsh,, with any questions regarding your finances.

For advice on preparing for your trip, visit these resources:
Smith College Study Abroad Guide
If This Were My Home


Students should begin applying early for a passport if they do not already have one. US students can begin the passport application process online.

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