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Brazil; FlorianopolisBrazil; Florianopolis(opens in new window)Brazil; Florianopolis(opens in new window)Brazil; Florianopolis(opens in new window)
Chile; SantiagoChile; Santiago(opens in new window)Chile; Santiago(opens in new window)Chile; Santiago(opens in new window)
China; ChengduChina; Chengdu(opens in new window)China; Chengdu(opens in new window)China; Chengdu(opens in new window)
China; ShanghaiChina; Shanghai(opens in new window)China; Shanghai(opens in new window)China; Shanghai(opens in new window)
Costa Rica; HerediaCosta Rica; Heredia(opens in new window)Costa Rica; Heredia(opens in new window)Costa Rica; Heredia(opens in new window)
Costa Rica; PuntarenasCosta Rica; Puntarenas(opens in new window)Costa Rica; Puntarenas(opens in new window)Costa Rica; Puntarenas(opens in new window)
Costa Rica; San RamonCosta Rica; San Ramon(opens in new window)Costa Rica; San Ramon(opens in new window)Costa Rica; San Ramon(opens in new window)
Czech Republic; PragueCuba; La Habana(opens in new window)Czech Republic; Prague(opens in new window)Czech Republic; Prague(opens in new window)
France; LyonCzech Republic; Prague(opens in new window)France; Lyon(opens in new window)France; Lyon(opens in new window)
France; PauEngland; London (Imperial)(opens in new window)France; Pau(opens in new window)France; Pau(opens in new window)
Germany; LuneburgEngland; London (Met)Germany; Luneburg(opens in new window)Germany; Luneburg(opens in new window)
India; BangaloreFrance; Lyon(opens in new window)Ghana, Accra(opens in new window)Ghana, Accra(opens in new window)
Italy; Reggio EmiliaGermany, Luneburg(opens in new window)India; Bengaluru (Bangalore)(opens in new window)India; Bengaluru (Bangalore)(opens in new window)
Italy; TorinoGhana; Accra(opens in new window)Italy; Reggio Emilia(opens in new window)Italy; Reggio Emilia(opens in new window)
Italy; VeronaIndia; Bangalore(opens in new window)Italy; Torino(opens in new window)Italy; Torino(opens in new window)
Italy; ViterboIreland; Galway(opens in new window)Italy; Verona(opens in new window)Italy; Verona(opens in new window)
Poland; KrakowItaly; Reggio Emilia(opens in new window)Italy; Viterbo(opens in new window)Italy; Viterbo(opens in new window)
Spain; AlicanteItaly; TorinoPoland; Krakow(opens in new window)Poland; Krakow(opens in new window)
Spain; BilbaoItaly; Verona(opens in new window)Spain; Alicante(opens in new window)Spain; Alicante(opens in new window)
Spain; MadridItaly; ViterboSpain; BilbaoSpain; Bilbao(opens in new window)
Spain; San SebastianPoland; Krakow(opens in new window)Spain; Madrid(opens in new window)Spain; Madrid(opens in new window)
Spain; ValenciaSpain; Alicante(opens in new window)Spain; San Sebastian(opens in new window)Spain; San Sebastian(opens in new window)
Thailand; Chiang MaiSpain; Bilbao(opens in new window)Spain; Valencia(opens in new window)Spain; Valencia(opens in new window)
Thailand; Khon KaenSpain; Madrid(opens in new window)

Thailand; Chiang Mai(opens in new window)

Thailand; Chiang Mai(opens in new window)

Uruguay; MontevideoSpain; San Sebastian(opens in new window)Thailand; Khon Kaen(opens in new window)Thailand; Khon Kaen(opens in new window)
 Spain; Valencia(opens in new window)Uruguay; Montevideo(opens in new window)Uruguay; Montevideo(opens in new window)
 Thailand; Chiang Mai(opens in new window)
Thailand; Khon Kaen(opens in new window)
Uruguay; Montevideo(opens in new window)

Specialty vs. Partnership Programs

There are two types of USAC Programs, Specialty and Partnership. Specialty programs are USAC created programs, where all courses are designed by USAC to match the US credit systems. Partnership Programs are often similar to direct enrollment programs, where a student is enrolled in courses offered by the university they are attending. 

If you did not see your program listed above, then it is a partnership program, and you should use the following form to get courses taken abroad authorized as substitutions for your Upper Division Pathways requirements:

Course Substitution E-Form(opens in new window)

Upper Division & Lower Division GE Pathway Substitution Form(opens in new window) - Partnership Programs (For reference only. Not valid for the 2020-2021 school year)

Students on Partnership programs should use this  Grade Conversions for USAC Partnership Programs Form(opens in new window) when working with academic advisors. When searching for courses, please refer to your Host Universities website which is located on the USAC website. Seek assistance from a Study Abroad Peer Advisor or Alumni if you are experiencing difficulty locating course descriptions.

Grades

The USAC central offices will automatically send the Chico Study Abroad Office your transcript. While most transcripts will arrive approximately one month after your return to the U.S. it may take up to a full semester before your transcript arrives from the host university. Once your transcript arrives, we immediately upload a scanned copy to your TREK account where you will be automatically notified. We then send it to Records, who will post it a few months later. Sometimes there is a backlog at Records and your transcript will be posted quite late. Please do not be alarmed if your transcript doesn't get posted immediately.

Transcripts

Please be aware that most transcripts will  NOT BE POSTED FOR SEVERAL MONTHS after your return.

Refer all questions regarding transcripts to our office:  studyabroad@csuchico.edu.

Please,  DO NOT contact Records with a question regarding transcripts, as there is only one person who posts all International transcripts, and all others who work in that office are not familiar with the process.

This will NOT be a problem for financial aid or spring registration. All holds should be postponed automatically. If you find that you have a hold on your FA pending transcripts from abroad, please contact Casey Dinsmore at Financial Aid:  cbdinsmore@csuchico.edu.

If you plan to graduate soon and need your transcripts expedited, please e-mail the Study Abroad Office alerting us to your situation:  studyabroad@csuchico.edu

Extending Your Program

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:

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(opens in new window) section of this site for more information.


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