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Important Announcements

street in Athens, Greece

Photo credit: Jayna Jones ' 21 (Greece, CYA, spring 2020)

News from OCS

September 23, 2021
Do you have questions about off-campus study during spring 2022? Check out our FAQs for Spring 2022 Off-Campus Study! There's information about decision deadlines, important information to consider prior to the decision deadline, and much more. 

May 19, 2021
OCS students Angela Reyes Cervantes '22 (CASA Barcelona, Spain) and Matthew Tran '22 (KCJS, Japan) were both awarded a Gilman Scholarship to pursue study abroad during fall 2021. Congratulations!

U.S. Passport Delays

August 3, 2021
Door-to-door processing times fo routine U.S. passport applications is estimated at 18 weeks, and for expedited applications at 12 weeks. For travelers with international travel within 72 hours, there is limited availability for expedited applications at an agency (3 business days).  Check the Department of State's July 2021 Update for more information. To study abroad, you need a passport that is valid at least six months beyond the program end date. Any student planning (or considering) studying abroad during spring 2022 should apply as soon as possible if they don't currently have a valid passport.

OCS Photo Contests

Students take amazing photographs on their off-campus study programs. Every semester, the OCS Office invites students who have studied off-campus to participate in the OCS Photo Contest. There are prizes in different categories, and the College community at large votes on their favorite submission. Check here to see the Spring 2020 photo contest submissions and winners!

General Information Sessions

Are you interested in studying abroad during spring 2022 or Fall 2022?  To help you figure out how it all works, your first step is to attend a general information session.  Click here for a list of dates and times.