An Elon application is required for every Elon global engagement program. Some programs may also require an additional application in order to be considered for the program. All online applications are due by 11:59 PM on the advertised deadline date.

Summer and fall 2019 Study USA programs final deadline: Feb. 14.

 

Summer and fall 2019 Study Abroad programs will reopen on Dec. 4; final deadline: Feb. 14. See below for exceptions.

 

Fall 2018 travel-embedded courses

Fall 2018 travel-embedded course deadlines
  • February 20: Programs revealed at Open House, 12-6 p.m. GEC, Global Commons 360.
  • March 5: Priority application period begins.
  • March 15, 11:59 p.m. EDT: Priority period deadline. All applications received during the priority period are reviewed for eligibility and merit rather than time of submission.
  • March 27: Status notification for students that applied by the priority deadline.

    Change period begins.
     Students that applied by the priority deadline can change into an open program by completing a Change Form (available in the GEC starting March 27).
  • March 29: Rolling period begins. All programs with spots remaining will reopen for application. New applications will be reviewed on a rolling and space-available basis.
  • May 3, 11:59 p.m. EDT: Final application and deposit credit deadline for Peru: Wilderness and Adventure Therapy fall travel-embedded program. Students that cancel after this date will not have the deposit credited to their account.

First-year students and transfer students are eligible to apply online for short-term programs as soon as they have been assigned an Elon University ID and email address, which is approximately June 1. Contact global@elon.edu with any questions.

 

Priority Period: All applications received during the Priority Period will be reviewed by the end of March. The GEC reviews applications with the goal of 100 percent access to global engagement. As such, we look primarily at previous Winter Term Study Abroad or Study USA (global engagement) program experience and class standing for acceptance into a program.

You have the best chance of getting into your top choice by applying during the Priority Period.

Rolling Period: During the Rolling Period, applications are reviewed and processed as received on a space-available basis.


GEC Access Scholarship

All applications for a GEC Access Scholarship are now part of the pre-decision application for all outgoing Study Abroad and Study USA programs as well as Independent Program (IP) applications. Non-Elon Petitions are not eligible for the GEC Access Scholarship.

  • All students that apply by the Priority Period Deadline will be notified in early summer.
  • All students that apply by the Rolling Period Deadline will be notified in October.
  • If students are not notified of GEC Access Scholarship support before the deposit refund deadline, they will be offered a deposit refund deadline extension at the time of scholarship notification.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelling your participation in a program can only be done by completing a cancellation form and submitting it to the Global Education Center. Students submitting a cancellation form for Global Short-term Programs are subject to the following payment schedule:

  • May 3, 2018: Deposit refund deadline.  Students that cancel after this date will not have the deposit refunded.
  • May 4 – Aug. 1, 2018: Students that cancel between these dates are responsible for the deposit and any nonrecoverable expenses.
  • Aug. 1, 2018: full payment deadline.
  • As of Aug. 2, 2018: Students that cancel on or after this date are responsible for the full program cost.

A student is still responsible for costs noted above if they cancel regardless of whether they have paid the program fees at the time of cancellation.

This program will be billed with the fall tuition bill.

Deposit Refunds – If you have paid the deposit and are cancelling your participation prior to the deposit refund deadline, the amount will remain as a credit on your account to be applied towards the following semester’s billing.  If you have any questions about your deposit, you may contact the Bursar’s office at bursar@elon.edu or 336-278-5300.

Winter Term 2019 programs

Winter Term 2019 deadlines
  • February 20: Programs revealed at Open House, 12-6 p.m. GEC, Global Commons 360.
  • March 5: Priority application period begins.
  • March 15, 11:59 p.m. EDT: Priority period deadline. All applications received during the priority period are reviewed for eligibility and merit rather than time of submission.
  • March 27: Status notification for students that applied by the priority deadline.

    Change period begins.
     Students that applied by the priority deadline can change into an open program by completing a Change Form (available in the GEC starting March 27).
  • March 29: Rolling period begins. All programs with spots remaining will reopen for application. New applications will be reviewed on a rolling and space-available basis.
  • Sept. 3, 11:59 p.m. EDT: Final application and deposit credit deadline. Students accepted to programs that cancel after this date will not have the deposit credited to their account.
  • Sept. 4, 5 p.m. EDT: Final deadline for students on a wait list to enroll in an open program. No students will be accepted into programs off of wait lists after this date. Students that are not accepted into programs will have the deposit credited to their account after this date.

First-year students and transfer students are eligible to apply online for short-term programs as soon as they have been assigned an Elon University ID and email address, which is approximately June 1. Contact global@elon.edu with any questions.

 

Priority Period: All applications received during the Priority Period will be reviewed by the end of March. The GEC reviews applications with the goal of 100 percent access to global engagement. As such, we look primarily at previous Winter Term Study Abroad or Study USA (global engagement) program experience and class standing for acceptance into a program.

You have the best chance of getting into your top choice by applying during the Priority Period.

Rolling Period: During the Rolling Period, applications are reviewed and processed as received on a space-available basis.


GEC Access Scholarship

All applications for a GEC Access Scholarship are now part of the pre-decision application for all outgoing Study Abroad and Study USA programs as well as Independent Program (IP) applications. Non-Elon Petitions are not eligible for the GEC Access Scholarship.

  • All students that apply by the Priority Period Deadline will be notified in early summer.
  • All students that apply by the Rolling Period Deadline will be notified in October.
  • If students are not notified of GEC Access Scholarship support before the deposit refund deadline, they will be offered a deposit refund deadline extension at the time of scholarship notification.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelling your participation in a program can only be done by completing a cancellation form and submitting it to the Global Education Center. Students submitting a cancellation form for Global Short-term Programs are subject to the following payment schedule:

  • Sept. 3, 2018: Students accepted to Global Short-term programs that cancel after this date will not have the deposit refunded.
  • Sept. 29, 2018: Full payment deadline for Global Short-term programs.
  • Oct. 1 – Oct. 15, 2018: Students that cancel within these dates are responsible the deposit and all nonrefundable costs.
  • Oct. 16, 2018: Students that cancel on or after this date are responsible for the full program cost.

Note: You are responsible for the costs noted above if you cancel regardless of whether you have paid the program fees at the time of cancellation.

Deposit Refunds – If you have paid the deposit and are cancelling your participation prior to the deposit refund deadline, the amount will remain as a credit on your account to be applied towards the following semester’s billing.  If you have any questions about your deposit, you may contact the Bursar’s office at bursar@elon.edu or 336-278-5300.

 

Spring 2019 semester programs

Spring 2019 deadlines

Early Action Period: April 3 to 11:59 PM on May 3.

All applications completed in the Early Action Period will be reviewed by May 22.

Rolling Period: May 22 to 11:59 PM on September 18 [EXTENDED].

All applications completed in the Rolling Period will be reviewed within two weeks of submission.

Exceptions:

Early Action Period: Students that would like an early answer on their application status and scholarship support may apply Early Action. Students that apply Early Action will be notified of their status and GEC Access Scholarship support by early summer.

Rolling Period: Applications submitted within these dates will be reviewed within two weeks of submission in the order received as space is available. Students must complete the GEC Access Scholarship questionnaire by mid-September to guarantee consideration. Students will be notified of GEC Access Scholarship support by October.


GEC Access Scholarship

All applications for a GEC Access Scholarship are now part of the pre-decision application for all outgoing Study Abroad and Study USA programs as well as Independent Program (IP) applications. Non-Elon Petitions are not eligible for the GEC Access Scholarship.

  • Students must apply by September 18 to guarantee consideration for the GEC Access Scholarship even if the program deadline is after this date.
  • All students that apply during the Early Action Period will be notified in early summer.
  • All students that apply during the Rolling Period will be notified in October.
  • If students are not notified of GEC Access Scholarship support before the deposit refund deadline, they will be offered a deposit refund deadline extension at the time of scholarship notification.

Cancellation
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing to the Global Education Center. 
  • The $400 deposit paid upon application is refundable until the first day of registration the semester preceding program. Students that cancel on or after this date are liable for any costs incurred on their behalf by Elon or the affiliate or host university, which may include up to the total program cost.
  • NOTE:
    • Elon in NYC spring: program housing expense is non-refundable beginning November 15, and full program cost is non-refundable beginning December 15.
    • DIS programs (Copenhagen or Stockholm): the $500 DIS deposit becomes non-refundable the day you enroll for courses for your DIS program.
  • If you are not accepted into a program, your deposit will be credited to your student account.
  • No request for refund will be considered after the commencement of the program.

Spring 2019 travel-embedded courses

Spring 2019 travel-embedded course deadlines
  • February 20: Programs revealed at Open House, 12-6 p.m. GEC, Global Commons 360.
  • March 5: Priority application period begins.
  • March 15, 11:59 p.m. EDT: Priority period deadline. All applications received during the priority period are reviewed for eligibility and merit rather than time of submission.
  • March 27: Status notification for students that applied by the priority deadline.

    Change period begins.
     Students that applied by the priority deadline can change into an open program by completing a Change Form (available in the GEC starting March 27).
  • March 29: Rolling period begins. All programs with spots remaining will reopen for application. New applications will be reviewed on a rolling and space-available basis.
  • Nov. 1, 11:59 p.m. EDT: EXTENDED Final application deadline.

 

Priority Period: All applications received during the Priority Period will be reviewed by the end of March. The GEC reviews applications with the goal of 100 percent access to global engagement. As such, we look primarily at previous Winter Term Study Abroad or Study USA (global engagement) program experience and class standing for acceptance into a program.

You have the best chance of getting into your top choice by applying during the Priority Period.

Rolling Period: During the Rolling Period, applications are reviewed and processed as received on a space-available basis.


GEC Access Scholarship

All applications for a GEC Access Scholarship are now part of the pre-decision application for all outgoing Study Abroad and Study USA programs as well as Independent Program (IP) applications. Non-Elon Petitions are not eligible for the GEC Access Scholarship.

  • All students that apply by the Priority Period Deadline will be notified in early summer.
  • All students that apply by the Rolling Period Deadline will be notified in October.
  • If students are not notified of GEC Access Scholarship support before the deposit refund deadline, they will be offered a deposit refund deadline extension at the time of scholarship notification.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelling your participation in a program can only be done by completing a cancellation form and submitting it to the Global Education Center. Students submitting a cancellation form for spring travel-embedded courses are subject to the following payment schedule:

  • Nov. 1, 2018: Students that cancel after this date will not have the deposit refunded.
  • Dec. 3, 2018: Full payment deadline for Spring 2019 travel-embedded courses.
  • Dec. 4 – Dec. 17, 2018: Students that cancel within these dates are responsible for the deposit and all nonrefundable costs.
  • Dec. 18, 2018: Students that cancel on or after this date are responsible for the full program cost.

Note: You are responsible for the costs noted above if you cancel regardless of whether you have paid the program fees at the time of cancellation.

Deposit Refunds – If you have paid the deposit and are cancelling your participation prior to the deposit refund deadline, the amount will remain as a credit on your account to be applied towards the following semester’s billing.  If you have any questions about your deposit, you may contact the Bursar’s office at bursar@elon.edu or 336-278-5300.

 

Summer 2019 programs

Summer 2019 deadlines

Early Action Period:

Study USA: September 11 to 11:59 p.m. on November 15.

Study Abroad: October 9 to 11:59 p.m. on November 15.

All applications completed in the Early Action Period will be reviewed by December 4.

Rolling Period:

Study USA: November 16 to 11:59 PM on February 14.

Study Abroad: December 4 to 11:59 PM on February 14.

All applications completed in the Rolling Period will be reviewed within two weeks of submission.

Exceptions:

Early Action Period: Students that would like an early answer on their application status and scholarship support may apply Early Action. Students that apply Early Action will be notified of their status by early December and GEC Access Scholarship support by January.

Rolling Period: Applications submitted within these dates will be reviewed within two weeks of submission in the order received as space is available. Students must complete the GEC Access Scholarship questionnaire by mid-February to guarantee consideration. Students will be notified of GEC Access Scholarship support by April.


GEC Access Scholarship

All applications for a GEC Access Scholarship are now part of the pre-decision application for all outgoing Study Abroad and Study USA programs as well as Independent Program (IP) applications. Non-Elon Petitions are not eligible for the GEC Access Scholarship.

  • Students must apply by February 14 to guarantee consideration for the GEC Access Scholarship even if the program deadline is after this date.
  • Students that apply during the Early Action Period will be notified by January.
  • Students that apply during the Rolling Period will be notified in April.
  • If students are not notified of GEC Access Scholarship support before the deposit refund deadline, they will be offered a deposit refund deadline extension at the time of scholarship notification.

Cancellation
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing to the Global Education Center. 
  • For study abroad programs, the $400 deposit paid upon application is refundable until the first day of registration the semester preceding program. Students that cancel on or after this date are liable for any costs incurred on their behalf by Elon or the affiliate or host university, which may include up to the total program cost.
  • For Study USA programs, the $400 deposit paid upon application is refundable until April 1. Full program cost is non-refundable beginning May 1.
  • Exceptions:
    • Japan, Hong Kong, and Seoul – Exploring Business and Culture payment schedule:
      • March 1, 2019: Deposit refund deadline.  Students accepted to this program that cancel after this date will not have the deposit returned.
      • March 22, 2019: Full payment deadline
      • March 22-April 1, 2019: Students that cancel between these dates are responsible for 50 percent of the cost of the program.
      • April 2, 2019: Students that cancel are responsible for the full program cost.
    • DIS programs (Copenhagen or Stockholm): the $500 DIS deposit becomes non-refundable the day you enroll for courses for your DIS program.
  • If you are not accepted into a program, your deposit will be credited to your student account.
  • No request for refund will be considered after the commencement of the program.

Fall 2019 semester programs

Fall 2019 deadlines

Early Action Period:

Study USA: September 11 to 11:59 p.m. on November 15.

Study Abroad: October 9 to 11:59 p.m. on November 15.

All applications completed in the Early Action Period will be reviewed by December 4.

Rolling Period:

Study USA: November 16 to 11:59 PM on February 14.

Study Abroad: December 4 to 11:59 PM on February 14.

All applications completed in the Rolling Period will be reviewed within two weeks of submission.

Exceptions:

Early Action Period: Students that would like an early answer on their application status and scholarship support may apply Early Action. Students that apply Early Action will be notified of their status by early December and GEC Access Scholarship support by January.

Rolling Period: Applications submitted within these dates will be reviewed within two weeks of submission in the order received as space is available. Students must complete the GEC Access Scholarship questionnaire by mid-February to guarantee consideration. Students will be notified of GEC Access Scholarship support by April.


GEC Access Scholarship

All applications for a GEC Access Scholarship are now part of the pre-decision application for all outgoing Study Abroad and Study USA programs as well as Independent Program (IP) applications. Non-Elon Petitions are not eligible for the GEC Access Scholarship.

  • Students must apply by February 14 to guarantee consideration for the GEC Access Scholarship even if the program deadline is after this date.
  • Students that apply during the Early Action Period will be notified by January.
  • Students that apply during the Rolling Period will be notified in April.
  • If students are not notified of GEC Access Scholarship support before the deposit refund deadline, they will be offered a deposit refund deadline extension at the time of scholarship notification.

Cancellation
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing to the Global Education Center. 
  • The $400 deposit paid upon application is refundable until the first day of registration the semester preceding program. Students that cancel on or after this date are liable for any costs incurred on their behalf by Elon or the affiliate or host university, which may include up to the total program cost.
  • NOTE:
    • Elon in NYC fall: program housing expense is non-refundable beginning June 1, and full program cost is non-refundable beginning August 1.
    • DIS programs (Copenhagen or Stockholm): the $500 DIS deposit becomes non-refundable the day you enroll for courses for your DIS program.
  • If you are not accepted into a program, your deposit will be credited to your student account.
  • No request for refund will be considered after the commencement of the program.