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Diane Ferris
Director, International Education

Seibert Humanities Building
Room 100
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711


International Education

International Education

Preparing to Travel

Application Requirements

Students participating in study abroad programs must:

  • Apply through office of International Education
  • Have courses approved by the Registrar
  • Review study abroad plans with Financial Aid office
  • Not withdraw from Eckerd College
  • Earn a grade of C or better

Financial Aid for Study Abroad

Each student's financial aid package is individually designed. In order to determine eligibility for study abroad funding, students should meet with the director of the Financial Aid office regarding their plans.

Benefits of Study Abroad

  • Develop independence and resourcefulness
  • Develop an informed understanding of cultures and people
  • Cultivate a global perspective and sense of responsibility as a citizen of the world
  • Learn or become proficient in other languages
  • Requirement for international business majors
  • Recommended for international relations majors
  • And it looks great on a resumé

Suggested Reading for Parents

Study Abroad: Parent's Guide: For Parents of College and University Students Contemplating a Study Abroad Experience by William Hoffa.

Carbon Offset Fund

The Carbon Offset Fund is a simple and effective way to reduce your overall carbon emissions from school sponsored travelLearn more.