Other Approved Summer Programs

We partner with a number of approved study abroad providers in order to offer an exceptionally wide range of options – there is truly an opportunity for every major. Other approved programs have been thoroughly reviewed by the University to ensure academic rigor, excellent onsite support, and high standards for health and safety. 

Application Process 

1. Attend a First Step Session. 

2. Schedule an appointment with an advisor in the Office of Study Abroad by calling (651) 962-6450. Your Study Abroad advisor will help you select a program based on your academic and personal needs, provide and facilitate the study abroad application 

3. Select a program and notify advisor of program selection (if you did not do so during advising session). An online St. Thomas Study Abroad application will be created for you. 

4. Complete St. Thomas Study Abroad application. 

5. Complete Other Approved Program application via approved organization website. 

6. Final application deadline: March 15, or the approved program organization deadline, whichever is earlier. 

7. Students must be approved to study abroad by both St. Thomas and the approved organization. 

Explanation of Fees

Off-Campus Study Fee

All students who study off-campus during Summer Term will be charged a $275 Off-Campus Study Fee. The fee, along with the program fee, will be reflected on your student account prior to your program. This fee supports the administration on the University of St. Thomas campus of the program in which you will be participating off-campus.

Program Cost

The approved organization will bill St. Thomas for program costs. Charges will be posted to St. Thomas accounts, balance is due following the normal on campus billing calendar. Visit stthomas.edu/businessoffice for dates. Application fees and confirming deposits must be paid directly to the approved organization; these fees cannot be posted to student accounts.

Cancellation Policy

Other Approved Programs 

1. Cancel through your program by contacting the approved program organization directly.

2. Cancel through St. Thomas Study Abroad by e-mailing studyabroad@stthomas.edu from your St. Thomas e-mail account.

3. You are subject to the cancellation policies of both the approved organization and St. Thomas Study Abroad.

Other Approved Program Cancellation Policy

View your approved program organization’s website and/or contact the approved program organization directly.

St. Thomas Study Abroad Cancellation Policy

You will be charged a cancellation fee equivalent of the Off-Campus Study Fee ($275) if you cancel from your co-sponsored study abroad program after the following dates: 

December 1 for January Term and Spring programs

May 1 for Summer programs

August 1 for Fall programs