Information Sessions & Orientation

Contact Study Abroad

Yvonne Schmidt
Study Abroad Coordinator

yvonne.schmidt@mesacc.edu

Southern & Dobson

Building: NU 6
P: 480-461-7870 | F: 480-461-7139

WHAT are the Information Sessions?

The Information Sessions are designed to give you a general overview about each study abroad adventure. They are open to all and attendance is not mandatory to participate in a program.  Financial aid specialists will be present on Thursday afternoons.  You will have a chance to meet fellow travelers and possibly find a buddy to travel or room with! 

For program specific information, please feel free to contact the individual faculty Program Director.

WHEN are the Information Sessions?

Info Sessions for the 2014 faculty-led study abroad programs will be held at the Southern & Dobson campus in the International Student Lounge in the  NU6 building.

Weds. - 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Sept. 11 & Sept. 25, 2013
Oct. 9 & Oct. 23, 2013
November 6, 2013
Jan. 29 & Feb. 12, 2014

Download the flyer here.

Thursdays - 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Sept. 12 & Sept. 26, 2013
Oct. 10 & Oct. 24, 2013
November 7, 2013
January 30 & Feb. 13, 2014

A financial aid specialist will be available at all Thursday sessions!

Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation

If you are accepted into a study abroad program, you must attend the mandatory study abroad orientation.   General study abroad information for all programs will be covered as well as breakout sessions for individual programs.  There may be additional required meetings for your specific program. Contact the Program Director for details.

April 12, 2014 from 9 am- 2 pm

LB145 in the Elsner Library at the Southern & Dobson campus

Why Do I Have to Attend?

Important pre-departure logistics and paperwork are covered as well as intercultural communication, health & safety, and program specific breakout sessions.