Study Abroad Proposal

LAS Group Study Abroad Program Proposal Approval Procedures

LAS faculty who are planning or proposing a group study abroad program for students must obtain approval from their academic unit and the college before the proposal can be reviewed by the ISU Education Abroad Committee. In order to ensure careful and timely review of proposals by the college, LAS program leaders are asked to follow the procedures outlined below:

  1. Complete the Group Study Abroad Proposal.
  2. Provide a brief letter of endorsement from chair of the department/s or unit/s offering the program, or from another appropriate curriculum group. The letter should specifically address the academic rigor of the proposed program and qualifications of its leader/s.
  3. Attach a syllabus or syllabi for the proposed courses to be taken abroad.
  4. Submit all three items to Mercedes Serracin, by the deadlines indicated below.


LAS Deadline EAC Deadline Program Type
December 15 January 1 For fall semester and academic year programs
April 15 May 1 For spring semester, spring break and winter break programs
September 15 October 1 For summer programs