Study Abroad Information Sessions

Information sessions provide a general overview of the study abroad programs available through the UNLV Office of International Programs. You will learn about the different program types, how to select programs that have the coursework you need, how to find study abroad scholarships, and general applicability of UNLV financial aid to a study abroad program.

We offer virtual, asynchronous, and in-person options.

You can complete the Study Abroad Information Session Sign-Up form with your rebelmail account to register for one of these sessions or Contact the Office of International Programs.

Virtual Info Sessions

  • Held weekly throughout the year (during breaks).
    • Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Fridays, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
    • On dates when info sessions are cancelled or not available, an alternate date and time will be provided.

Canvas Course Info Session

  • Complete the Study Abroad 101 course at your own pace. The same information is covered through text and videos.

In-Person Info Sessions

  • Fall 2023 Dates: 9/14/23, 10/12/23, 11/2/23, 11/9/23

  • Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

  • RSVP required for participation, we will send you the location in a calendar invite.

Walk-in Wednesdays

Students who have already completed an Info Session will be able to participate in walk-in appointments on most Wednesdays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. If you haven't completed an Info Session we can get you scheduled.

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation

Orientation Schedule for Students Departing for Spring 2024

After program application deadlines pass, students will be sent a canvas course invitation they must complete before their departure.

Study Abroad Send Off Event

Students must attend the in-person Study Abroad Send-Off event as a part of their orientation requirement.  If students can't attend the mandatory event due to work, school, health, or family conflicts, an alternate meeting with our office needs to be set up before departure.

  • Date: 11/30/23
  • Time: 2:30 to 4:00 PM
  • Location: SU 205

Scholarship Application Deadlines

International Programs and CSUN Scholarships

Students should read the eligibility requirements on the application page before submitting. Students attending a yearlong program should apply for each term they intend to go abroad.

Term Deadline
Winter/Spring 2024 October 23, 2023
Summer 2024 March 18, 2024
Fall 2024 May 6, 2024
Winter/Spring 2025 October 18, 2024


IIE American Passport Project

UNLV International Programs has received passport funding from IIE to support underrepresented students who want to study abroad.

To be eligible for this funding you must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • be in your first year (transfer students who are in their first year at UNLV qualify)
  • be eligible for a U.S. passport
  • use the award for your first adult U.S. passport
  • intend to study abroad during your time at UNLV

You can be considered for this award by completing the UNLV IIE Passport Project Application.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns regarding this funding opportunity.


Other Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarship opportunities out there to help students fund their education abroad. Give yourself plenty of time to research what opportunities you are eligible for. You can use our scholarship spreadsheet as a starting point to your research. It offers information on common study abroad scholarship opportunities, eligibility information, scholarship database information, and writing tips and resources. Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions.

Study Abroad Scholarship Workshops

Email to sign up for any of these planned study abroad scholarship workshops.

General Study Abroad Scholarship Workshop

This workshop is for any students interested in learning more about study abroad scholarships, what to expect, and how to submit successful applications.

  • In Person

    • Event Date & Time: 9/21/23; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Virtual

    • Event Date & Time:  9/25/23; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

    • Event Date & Time: 9/29/23; 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Gilman & Freeman Asia Workshop

This workshop is for students who qualify for the Federal Pell Grant. The Gilman Scholarship and the Freeman Asia Scholarship can provide students with meaningful funding to support their study abroad goals.

  • In Person
    • Event Date: 9/14/23; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Virtual
    • Event Date & Time: 9/15/23; 10:00 am to 11:30 am
    • Event Date & Time: 9/21/23; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm