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Overview


This page reviews the process for UWF students to apply for international exchange study with one of UWF's partner institutions outside of the US. Placements at partner institutions are limited to currently enrolled, degree-seeking UWF students. Deadlines for UWF approval for international exchange are dependent upon exchange deadlines at partner institutions. UWF students should complete the UWF application for International Exchange by the following dates:

Fall semester Exchange: Apply with International Programs by March 15

Spring Semester Exchange: Apply with International Programs by November 15

Summer Semester Exchange: Apply with International Programs by March 15

Some programs may be open for application after the listed date. Please contact International Programs at studyabroad@uwf.edu to confirm which programs are currently open for exchange application.


Before you begin: Review Application Requirements for Exchange Program

While the UWF requirement for study abroad is generally a 2.75 GPA and completion of at least one year of full-time university study, International Exchange Institutions may have additional or higher requirements. Some institutions have different minimum requirements for exchange application. Students should review exchange program specific requirements with a study abroad advisor before beginning the application. 

Instructions

Follow these instructions to complete the Faculty-Led Study Abroad Application Form. 

Login to MyUWF and Locate the Study Abroad International Exchange Application Form

Login to your account at https://my.uwf.edu/. Search for "study abroad" to locate the form. 

Study Abroad International Exchange Application in MyUWF

Begin the Study Abroad International Exchange Application Form

Start the form by selecting Complete This Form. 

Complete the form button

Select Your Program and Semester and Respond Regarding Citizenship

The Program Selection section of the form will have your UWF ID, name and email auto-filled in the form. Select the semester for which you are applying. Select your major. Once a major is selected, you will see the option to choose your program/host institution. 

Program Selection questions

Respond regarding your citizenship. 

Students who respond No to the statement "I am a U.S. citizen." will need to enter additional information. 

citizenship questions

Respond Regarding Conduct History

Reply to each question and include details if you answer yes to either question.  

Conduct History questions

Complete the Study Abroad Program Agreement, Waiver, and Release

This section will be auto-filled with full name. Acknowledge each section by checking the box by "I understand and agree" by each clause as you read.

Study Abroad Program Agreement, Waiver, and Release

At the end of the Agreement, Waiver, and Release, confirm you have read the full agreement and agree by selecting Yes from the provided dropdown menu. 

acknowledging Agreement, Waiver, and Release

Move through International Programs Advisor Approval

Select Next to move through this page of the form. The International Programs Advisor Approval will take place after you submit the form.

International Programs Advisor Approval section

Respond Regarding Financial Aid Review

Answer the question regarding use of financial aid for your term abroad. 

Select Next to move to the next page. A Financial Aid Advisor will will review the information after you submit the form.

Regarding Financial Aid Review questions

Sign the Form Electronically

Electronically sign the form with your name as shown. Select "Sign Electronically" to submit the form. 

signing the form electronically

After submitting the electronic form linked in this step, your application will be processed and you will receive additional information from UWF International Programs. 

Questions

If you have any problems with the form, please contact studyabroad@uwf.edu.

Review Next Steps for Exchange Application

Be sure to review additional information provided about your program application. You can review sample information about program application at Completing Study Abroad Pre-Departure Requirements.