Timeline and Deadlines Student Timeline for Spring Term Abroad 2022

Spring Term Abroad has a special structure, including a specific application process. 

September 1, 2021
Course listings become available on the Spring Term Abroad Website.

September 14, 2021 11am - 2pm
Study Abroad Fair -- an opportunity to learn about study abroad opportunities in general and to chat with the professors teaching STA programs 

October 7, 2021 7pm
General Information Session - Via Zoom
Application instructions and financial aid information hosted via Zoom. The session will be recorded for students who are unable to attend.

October 7 & 8, 2021 
Individual breakout sessions hosted by the program directors in person or via Zoom. Check schedule for specific times and locations.

October 9th, 2021
Applications open. Check each course listing for the "apply now" button. 

October 22, 2021 5pm
Deadline for students to submit Student Application via offcampus.wlu.edu. (Click the "apply now" button under each course listing). 
Financial Aid paperwork deadline. If students would like to be considered for a need-based grant for their  program, they must have a complete academic year 2021-22 need-based aid application on file with the financial aid office by October 22nd, 2021.

November 3, 2021 5pm
Students are notified whether they've been accepted into the course. Insufficient enrollment will result in cancellation of the course. 

During Thanksgiving break
Financial Aid Office send notice of award to students. Students decide whether or not they intend to participate.

December 2, 2021
Deadline for students to confirm their participation in the program by electronic signature of the Agreement of Responsible Travel form on their Offcampus Portal. All accepted students will pay the $250 deposit (via their Offcampus portal) refundable only in case of medical emergency or if the program is canceled.


January 15, 2022
Final deadline for students to withdraw from program without incurring full financial obligation. All students are committed to the full program cost following the schedule below as of JANUARY 15, 2022, only to be waived or refunded in case of medical emergency or program cancellation.

February 1-4, 2022
Student registration for Spring Term 2022.

February 15, 2022
Student financial aid grants become available to students.  The program fee will be billed and financial aid credited to the student account at the regular February 15 billing date.

March 10, 2022
Payment is due.

April 25th, 2022 - Friday May 20th, 2022
Spring Term Abroad! (Please note, specific courses may require students to arrive a few days before or after the official term. Consult program director for itinerary dates).