Get your passport photos taken. This can be done in 300 Strong, some pharmacies, or at a travel agency like AAA.
Submit your application, fee, and photos. Passport applications are accepted at the Office of International Programs. To schedule an appointment, call 785-864-6161. You can also submit your application at the main Lawrence Post Office.
U.S. Passport Services Back to Standard Processing Time
Please contact your Study Abroad Program Coordinator by email or at 785-864-3742 if you are concerned that your passport will not arrive in time for your participation on your Study Abroad program, or if you have any questions about the information above.
Information will be generated automatically on the status of your application. If your program will be departing in two weeks, you may call the National Passport Information Center to request expedited service on your passport. The number for the National Passport Information Center is 1-877-487-2778. You will likely have to call many times to get through the automated system and into the queue. You'll know when you've reached the phone queue when you hear the music playing.
Drop-In Advising: Beginning, February 1, drop-in advising with SAGE peer advisors is available daily, Monday – Friday, from 12:00 – 5:00pm for the duration of the Spring semester. Drop-in advising is the best option for students new to KU or exploring study abroad for the first time, or for students who have general questions on program selection, application, post-acceptance paperwork, etc. To join a Drop-In advising session, Join via Zoom Video Call