Exploration advising can help students who want to:

  • Learn more about program options
  • Narrow down program options
  • Apply for programs
  • Understand the study abroad process

Masks are not required per current campus and local guidance, but masks are ALWAYS welcome.

If you are not feeling well, please re-schedule or switch to a virtual appointment, even with short notice.

Advising appointments

Monday-Friday, appointment only, check Starfish for the available timeslots each day.
In person, Zoom, or Phone

Schedule an appointment

Have a question about a study abroad program or your application?

Email or call us 608-265-6329.
We are available during our regular business hours Monday – Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM.

Don’t want to wait for advising? 

Check out our Introduction to Study Abroad Canvas course for answers to common study abroad questions.

If you have more in-depth questions after your exploration advising session, you may schedule an appointment through Starfish.

Application or Course Equivalent Request (CER) Appointments can cover the following topics:

  • Application advising (online application, program-specific forms, etc.)
  • Program eligibility (including GPA and language requirements)
  • Course Equivalency Request (CER) process
  • Grade processing and transcripts

Find your Enrollment Manager

Study Abroad Advising Appointments can cover the following topics:

Find your Study Abroad Advisor

Our Intern Abroad staff advise students on UW Signature Internships and External Internships found on the International Internship Database.

Internship advising can cover the following topics:

Find your Intern Abroad Advisor

For questions about programs which include a required or optional internship and are found on our program search page (such as UW in London), contact the Study Abroad Advisor listed on the “Contacts” tab of the respective program webpage.

Have a general question about international internships?
Not sure who you should talk to?

Drop-in Advising

Funding Info Sessions

Did you know you may be able to apply your
financial aid towards a study abroad experience?
Bring your questions to a drop-in advising session
with the Office of Student Financial Aid.
No upcoming sessions are scheduled, check back for future sessions.

No appointment necessary.
All drop-in advising is in the Study Abroad Resource Center
(3rd Floor Red Gym).
Take a deep dive into how to fund your study abroad program!
These sessions will cover how to determine the cost of your
program, using financial aid, scholarships, budgeting and creating
fundraising strategies, and more.
View All Study Abroad Funding Events