The Office of Education Abroad at UNC Charlotte

OEA Announcements

OEA Closed

  • The Office of Education Abroad will be closed on Monday, December 17 for a staff retreat. 
  • The Office of Education Abroad and UNC Charlotte will be closed December 22, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for the Winter Break. 


UNC Charlotte will be closed for the winter break from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019. The Office of Education Abroad's online payment system (both through students' OEA application and OEA's direct payment website) will be closed from 4:45pm, December 21, 2018 to 8:00am, January 2, 2019, at which time the University will re-open. There are no payment deadlines during this period. Payments due on December 21, 2018 will not be considered late if made by 5:00pm, January 2, 2019.

Drop In Hours Cancelled

  • Drop In Hours have been cancelled for the week of December 17th. Normal drop in hours will resume after the Winter Break on Thursday, January 3. We apologize for any inconvenience. 


  • All Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Academic Year 2019-20 study abroad applications are now open! Go to our How to Apply tab for more information if you are ready to apply

New to Study Abroad?

No problem. The OEA has a ton of resources on our website to assist students, parents, faculty & staff through the whole process. We recommend two first steps: Review our Getting Started tab & complete Study Abroad 101. This will give you an overview of the study abroad process, to include the research, pre-departure, while abroad & upon return phases. You'll also learn more about the different program types, how academic credit works, financial resources and more. After researching your program options & making a list of questions, you're then welcome to get started with the application process. Remember: The best thing you can do is to plan in advance. We recommend starting the process 1 year before the semester you intend to go abroad!


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