Study Abroad & Exchange

Getting Started

To start the Study Abroad/Away process, follow the steps below: 


1) Attend a Virtual Study Abroad 101 Session         

In order to start your adventure, you must attend a Study Abroad & Exchange 101 informational session.  Here, you will learn about the programs we offer and will create a TREK account to further your planning.         

Tuesdays  from 2–3pm
Wednesdays  from 2–3pm
Fridays  from 11am – 12pm  
Meeting ID: 843 1274 1597     
Passcode: explore          

Click on "Zoom" to attend a session.

**Offered virtually every week except for holidays, dead week, and finals 


2) Get a passport / assure your passport is valid             

While the CSU, Chico Passport Place reopens, you may apply for or renew your passport at the Post Office.                            


3) Meet with the experts to explore resources and your options             

Additional resources: 


4) Meet with an Advisor (virtual appointments) 

Once you have attended a Study Abroad & Exchange 101 session and created a TREK account, you are ready to schedule a meeting with one of our Study Abroad & Exchange Advisors. Advisors are available to meet with you M-F.       

Where: Zoom
How: Schedule an appointment           

**A Zoom link will be sent to your email immediately after scheduling your appointment. 


5) Go to an Application Workshop         

Have you decided on a program? Now it's time to attend an AIFS/GE, CSU IP, Direct Exchange, NSE, or USAC Application Workshop. Email to schedule your workshop and receive the Zoom link.