Students must have a cumulative G.P.A of 2.5 or higher and be in good academic and disciplinary standing. If a student falls out of good academic or disciplinary standing at any time prior to going abroad, they will no longer be permitted to study abroad. Students are encouraged to study abroad during the fall of their junior year. Students who wish to study abroad during a different semester must petition to do so. Likewise, students who do not have a cumulative G.P.A of a 2.5 but feel they should still be considered for study abroad may petition to do so. Students are not permitted to study abroad during their last semester at Saint Anselm College.
When Can Students Study Abroad?
The preferred time to go abroad is fall of one's junior year. Students who wish to study abroad during the fall of their senior year must petition to do so. Study abroad during the second semester of one's senior year is prohibited.
Students are required to submit an initial online application form and answer a question regarding their goals for their semester abroad. Students are also required to complete a number of Enrollment Forms by the deadline outlined in their acceptance letter. Enrollment Forms include the following: Program Acceptance Letter, Course Approval Form with course descriptions and department chair signatures, Passport Copy, Waiver of Liability & Release, Communication Authorization Form and a copy of your Program Acceptance Letter. These forms are all available on the Study Abroad Application Portal.
- Fall Semester: March 15
- Spring Semester: October 15