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Application Process & Terminology

All students planning to study abroad, must complete a series of paperwork for the Office of International Studies. All necessary paperwork for MSU Denver is found in this study abroad portal. Please make sure to bookmark this site so that you can return to do your application.

STARTING YOUR MSU DENVER APPLICATION (MSU Denver Students)
> Through this site you will complete your MSU Denver Application for study abroad
> To get started find the program of your choice, and click the 'Apply Now' button.
> When asked to indicate how you will be logging in, check ‘I have a MSU Denver username and password’.
   - Enter your MSU Denver username (do not include the @msudenver.edu)
   - Enter your MSU Denver password. In some cases students have different passwords. Use the password that you use to access on-campus computer labs.

STARTING YOUR MSU DENVER APPLICATION (Non-MSU Denver Students)
> Through this site you will complete an application for an MSU Denver Faculty Led Study Abroad Course
> To get started find the program of your choice, and click the 'Apply Now' button.
> When asked to indicate how you will be logging in, check ‘ I do not have login credentials to this site’
   - Create a profile. After completion of a profile, you will be emailed a login and password, and a link to login.
   - Back at the login page click 'I have login credentials to this site that I received by email' and use the information provided by the email

COMPLETING REQUIRED MSU DENVER DOCUMENTS
>Your program application will give you a series of Signature Documents, Materials, Questionnaires and Learning Content to review and complete.
>All forms (except those giving a different deadline) are due right away. Your study abroad application will not be reviewed unless there is a completed check mark next to each document.
>Upon review, if you meet all basic requirements your application will move to ‘Conditional Approval’
>At least 4 weeks before departure, complete the remaining documents
>After completion of all forms, your application will move to ‘Accepted’
>Once accepted, you must return to your MSU Denver study abroad portal to either ‘Commit’ or ‘Decline’ your study abroad. If you do not commit to your program, we will assume you are withdrawing and close your application.

 

Please review following definitions for clarification on the status of your study abroad application

PENDING - Students have started their MSU Denver study abroad application
CONDITIONAL APPROVAL - Students have completed the required initial documents of their MSU Denver. Students are now able to apply directly to study abroad program of choice
ACCEPTED -  Students have completed all aspects of the MSU Denver application and are fully accepted into their study abroad program.
CONFIRMED -  After being Accepted, students must ‘Confirm’ their participation. Without a confirmation, the system will not note you as being a study abroad student. Students will receive an email telling them how to confirm their program.
ABROAD - Student is on program
RETURNED - Student’s study abroad program has finished
WITHDRAWN: DECLINED - Student has decided to not continue with application 
WITHDRAWN: BY STAFF - Application has been closed by OIS because student did not complete documents by deadlines and/or student ceased communication with the office