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This section has been designed to help UW staff and faculty who are advising students considering approved UW study abroad programs. The sections below cover basic topics relevant to advisers in the various stages of a student’s study abroad experience. They also will guide you to other parts of our website that can offer more information.

If you do not find the answer to your questions here, please feel free to email

Choosing a program

Your guide to helping students pick a study abroad program

Adviser guide for credit conversion

Understanding our general grading process for different program types & Credit Conversion