The Global Education Center (GEC) is a hub for global activity at Elon, providing services for international students and scholars and for all students interested in Elon’s many Global Engagement programs, both abroad and within the USA. Through this activity the GEC supports Elon’s goal to graduate students prepared to be effective in a complex and interconnected world.

The GEC comprises three main areas: International Student and Scholar Services, Study Abroad and Study USA.


Quick Questions

Stop by Quick Questions in the Global Education Center (third floor of Global Commons) for study abroad or Study USA questions, international student questions, course planning questions, or just to learn more about what “global” means at Elon.

  • Wednesdays, 2-4 PM
  • Thursdays, 9-11 AM

Drop-In Hours across campus

Find a study abroad or Study USA advisor at these locations across campus.

In the Love School of Business (Koury Business Center Atrium):

Wednesdays, 10-11:30 AM

In the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education (Moseley Center 221) — spring 2020:

  • Wed., Feb. 19, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Wed., Mar. 4, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Wed., Mar. 25, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Wed., Apr. 8, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Wed., Apr. 22, 11 AM – 1 PM

In El Centro de Español (Carlton 114) — spring 2020:

  • Tues., Feb. 25, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Tues., Mar. 10, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Tues., Mar. 31, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Tues., Apr. 14, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Tues., May 5, 11 AM – 1 PM

Request an Appointment

If you’re ready for a more in-depth session with a GEC advisor, use the form linked below so we can schedule you with the right advisor.


Emergency Information

In the event of an emergency, visit emergency.elon.edu or E-net News for vital instructions and information.

Calling the Elon Campus Safety & Police is the most effective way to respond to emergencies abroad, outside of the Elon Global Education Center’s regular business hours. Students experiencing a psychological crisis should also contact Campus Safety and Police at (336) 278-5555 and ask to speak to the after-hours counselor on call.