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Study Abroad Workshops

Two options: Beginner (101) & Advanced (201)

Due to COVID-19, all in-person workshops and peer advisor meetings are canceled until further notice. If you have questions, email wmabroad@wm.edu

Study Abroad 101 Beginner Workshops 

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These workshops (not required) are designed for students who want to study abroad but do not know how to choose a program or location. 

contents of 101 workshop
101 Beginner Workshop Topics & Materials
  • How to utilize the resources in the Global Education Office
  • The differences in types of programs
  • An opportunity to talk to a Peer Advisor who has studied abroad
  • Timelines and important deadlines
  • Scholarship and funding information
  • Materials: Study Abroad Handbook and comparison chart

Study Abroad 201 Advanced Workshops 

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These workshops are for students who have chosen a study abroad program and are in the process of applying. This workshop is REQUIRED if you plan to participate in any full academic year, semester, or non-W&M summer program. 

contents of 201 workshop
Study Abroad 201 Workshop Contents
  • Transfer Credit
  • Course Approvals
  • Important Deadlines
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Health Insurance
  • How to apply to W&M programs and register for non-W&M programs
  • Guidelines for visa requirements

Still have questions?

If you have additional questions you'll have a chance to sign up for an appointment with a study abroad advisor (either a Peer Advisor or a Reves staff advisor), who can help you narrow your search and answer your program specific questions. An appointment is optional; however, you must attend a 201 workshop before you can schedule an appointment with a study abroad advisor. If you have questions about study abroad opportunities, workshop times, or to make an appointment with an advisor, contact [[peeradvisors]].