Application Process

All students apply to study abroad through our online system called JayhawksAbroad. After you begin your application, you will see an electronic checklist within your JayhawksAbroad online account that will guide you through each step. Send us an email or give us a call if you have any questions! We are happy to help.

Step 1: Find a program that works for you

Stop by the Study Abroad Info Center in Lippincott Hall, Room 105, Monday - Friday from 9 AM - 5 PM for walk-in advising. Peer advisors will help you find a program that meets your academic goals and personal interests. Once you identify a program, they can make an appointment for you to meet with a program coordinator or financial advisor.

Step 2: Meet with your program coordinator

Once you have identified some good program options, you can meet with a Study Abroad program coordinator to learn more about each option and determine which program would be the best fit for you. You can book an appointment online or stop by the Study Abroad Info Center in Lippincott Hall, Room 105 or call our office at 785-864-3742 for assistance.  Make sure to complete your Advising App before your appointment.

Step 3: Begin your online application

You can begin an application to study abroad by clicking the "Apply Now" button on the website for the program you have selected. You can also come by the Study Abroad Info Center and a peer advisor can walk you through the application process. 

Step 4: Complete your application

Below is a list of the typical documents that you will need to complete for your study abroad program application. Requirements will vary by program.  After an application is created, you will see a checklist of specific requirements for the program you have chosen.

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Autobiography
  • Official Transcript/Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
  • Recommendations
  • Authorization to Release Student Information
  • Student Conduct verification
  • Any additional forms required by the specific program

Students are notified of admission decisions within two weeks of the application deadline.