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WHAT HOW WHEN NECESSITY
My Study Abroad account Update your My Study Abroad account (i.e. address changes or other) Any time your study abroad information changes REQUIRED
Safety Check our safety webpage   RECOMMENDED
Contractual/Consortium Agreement  Submit (if you have not already done so prior to departure) if intending to apply scholarships or financial aid to your study abroad program (faculty-led excluded) As soon as you have registered for your classes at your host institution REQUIRED
Verification of Enrollment Submit form (form is on your My Study Abroad account(faculty-led excluded)
As soon as you have registered for your classes at your host institution (no later than 2 weeks after the start of your study abroad program)
REQUIRED
Course changes at host institution Email your advisor / dept. representative if you want/need to take different courses (faculty-led excluded) As soon as you’re choosing new courses. Do not wait until you return to Virginia Tech! REQUIRED
Register for VT classes
Register through Hokie SPA for the following semester Check the Registrar's website for deadlines REQUIRED
Items to always carry with you Emergency contact information, ID, CISI insurance card, medical information, cash, credit card, charged phone   RECOMMENDED
Official transcript from host institution Arrange to have it sent to the Global Education Office (must be in English or accompanied by an official English translation) (does not apply to faculty-led)   Right after your study program has ended, and prior to leaving your host country
REQUIRED