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Getting Started

It's never too early to start planning YOUR study abroad program! Make the most out of your academic advising appointment(s) to discuss what courses to take while abroad and when it the best time for you to go!

Requirements to Study Abroad
  • You must have 30+ credits
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75*
    • ​Monmouth in Florence program requires 2.8 GPA
  • No judicial probation
  • No academic probation
  • MU/Faculty/Staff confidential reference
  • Study abroad during the fall, spring, or summer
  • CANNOT be graduating the semester you intent to go abroad.

Getting Ready Checklist
  • Maintain grade point average at a 2.75* or above
  • Save general education requirements and language courses for your time abroad
  • Attend a Study Abroad 101 information session hosted every Wednesday at 2:45PM.
  • Make an interest meeting with a Global Education Mentor about the program(s) you're interested in by emailing
  • Open an application by visiting our Programs page.
  • Meet with our Senior Study Abroad Advisor
  • Complete your course worksheet with all required signatures, academic advisor(s) and Senior Study Abroad Advisor to upload your application.
  • Submit your study abroad application before the program deadline.