Home » Off Campus Study

Off Campus Study

Calendar Customer Code: 


Your Academic Adviser

Since your program choice should be connected to your academic interests and four-year plan, you should start by talking with your academic adviser. Your adviser can help you decide whether studying off campus would be beneficial and may have suggestions about subjects you may wish to deepen and enhance. Advisers want to know which programs attract you and may also offer suggestions. If you have not declared, you should also seek advice from a professor within your intended major department about program choice and the best semester to participate.

Steps for Applying

Step One

  • Obtain approval to apply to your first- or second-choice program.
  • Due: Monday, December 9, 2016. Approval notification: February 24, 2017
  • The new online application process will open during Fall Break on October 14, 2016. 

More information on step one:

Choosing a Program

What is Off-Campus Study?

Each year, Grinnell students are accepted into a wide range of off-campus study programs both abroad and elsewhere in the United States. They study abroad throughout the world: Asia, Australia, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and various locations in the U.S. Participation is open to all qualified students and possibilities for study exist in virtually all subject areas.