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(opens in new window) to further your planning.    

Where:Zoom(opens in new window) (click on "Zoom" to attend a session)

Meeting ID: 843 1274 1597
Passcode: explore 

When: Virtually every week except for holidays, dead week, and finals 

Tuesdays  from 2pm – 3pm
Thursdays  from 12pm – 1pm
Fridays  from 11am – 12pm         

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.) Chat with the Experts & Explore Resources            

Additional resources:

4.) Meet with an Advisor

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.) Attend 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.