Frequently Asked Questions
Exploring and Applying
Why should I participate in an education abroad program?
When should I go?
Can I go abroad for more than one semester? Is there a maximum?
Am I required to go to a location where I can get major/minor credit?
How early can I start applying?
Can I apply to more than one program?
Is the education abroad application process competitive?
Is there a minimum required GPA?
Can only certain majors study abroad?
Do I have to speak a foreign language?
My program requires two semesters of a college-level language — what does this mean?
Is there a list of the courses that count for my major/minor abroad?
Will all the courses that I take be awarded Norwich credit?
Is there a limit on the number of units I can transfer to Norwich?
Can I take General Education courses abroad?
Can I take classes on a No Credit basis?
Can I receive credit for an internship abroad?
Overseas Travel and Housing
Does Norwich arrange my travel?
What kind of travel documents will I need?
What are the overseas living arrangements?
I live in Norwich housing. What should I do about my contract through the housing office if I go abroad?
Costs & Financial Aid
Can I afford to study abroad?
Can I use my financial aid to go overseas?
Are there any scholarships available?
Can I work abroad?
Could I talk to a student who has studied abroad?
I still have a lot of questions. What should I do next?