Study Abroad Information Sessions

Wednesdays 5-6 pm in SSC 150

Fridays 2-3 pm in SSC 150

*every week except for holidays, dead week & finals week

Extending Your Program

We are pleased to hear you have been enjoying yourself overseas and that you wish to continue your international academic adventure.

Find your program below and follow the instructions to extend your semester or year abroad:

USAC:

1. Inform your Resident Director at your overseas center that you plan to extend.

2. Contact the USAC Central Office to find out what additional paperwork you will need to submit.

3. Submit the “Intent to Extend (pdf)” and an updated “Financial Planning (pdf)” form to the Study Abroad Office:

  • Please fax the forms with “ATTN: Study Abroad” on the cover page
  • Our fax number from abroad is +1-530-898-6889 

4. To ensure that you are able to complete courses during your second term abroad for your degree program at CSU, Chico, please see the “Getting Courses Authorized Abroad” section of this site for more information.

Direct Exchange:

1. Visit the international student advisor(s) at the host university and inquire as to whether or not it's possible to extend.

2. Contact the Study Abroad Office at CSU, Chico to ensure an extension is allowable.  In some cases it isn't possible to extend due to impaction, so the sooner you submit a request, the better. You can submit this inquiry to Steve Wildhaber: swildhaber@csuchico.edu 

3. Submit the “Intent to Extend” and an updated “Financial Planning” form to the Study Abroad Office (only after completing the first two steps):

  • Please fax the forms with “ATTN: Study Abroad” on the cover page
  • Our fax number from abroad is +1-530-898-6889.

4. To ensure that you are able to complete courses during your second term abroad for your degree program at CSU, Chico, please see the “Getting Courses Authorized Abroad” section of this site for more information.

IP:

1. Request a "renewal application" from the Resident Director at your overseas center.  The deadline to apply for a second year is February 15th.

2. Inform your Study Abroad Advisor at CSU, Chico of your intention to extend.

3. To ensure that you are able to complete courses during your second year abroad for your degree program at CSU, Chico, please see the “Getting Courses Authorized Abroad” section of this site for more information.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us: studyabroad@csuchico.edu