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Application Instructions

Before completing your online study abroad application, BE SURE you have read the entire program-specific webpage for the program to which you are applying.

By submitting an online application, you are beginning a process that will be one of the most rewarding experiences you will have during your time at Elon University.  In order to make the process as efficient as possible, you must read the application instructions and then complete and submit all required items for a complete application by the application deadline.  Your ability to submit the required items on time and with accurate information will assist us in determining your eligibility for a study abroad program.  Your application will not be reviewed until all required items are submitted.  You may only submit an application for one program per term.

All applications require a $400 deposit which can be paid by credit card or electronic check.  The deposit will be applied to the cost of the study abroad program.

Deposit payments take up to two business days to process so it is highly suggested that deposit payments are made at least 24 hours prior to the application deadline so that you will receive confirmation of your deposit being received (and the application deposit requirement is marked as received) before the application deadline.

Some programs may also require application essays.  

If you have questions on the deposit payment, contact the staff in the Isabella Cannon Global Education Center (GEC).

To begin an application for a program, first search for a program brochure page for which you would like to apply, and then click "apply now" at the top of the page.

You do not need to complete your application in one sitting.  To go back to your saved application, click the "login" button on the left menu of the study abroad website or click on the "Login to Elon Abroad" button on the right side of the main page.

Visit the application process page for information about the steps after you have completed your application.

Information on applying for an Independent Elon Program Abroad (IEPA) or a Non-Elon Study Abroad Programs can be found on the webpages for those types of programs.