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Study Abroad Forms

STEP 1: Complete a Study Abroad Application

STEP 2: Print out your checklist


STEP 3: Complete and submit application items by the deadline


  • $60 Application Fee Form
    • Submit this form and your payment to Student Accounts (Laffin Hall, 226)
    • Submit receipt to a study abroad advisor (Laffin Hall, 320)
  • Course Pre-Approval Form
    • Log onto DegreeWorks and check to see what courses you have left to fulfill
    • Utilize the 'Look Ahead' function to ensure that the study abroad courses you chose count toward your overall degree requirements
      • typically students satisfy general education courses abroad - not necessarily courses toward their major
    • Make an appointment with your Department Chair
      • Bring printouts of course descriptions from the university abroad
    • Submit completed form to a study abroad advisor (Laffin Hall, 320)
      • Students using financial aid must make a copy of this form and bring to their financial aid meeting
  • Financial Agreement Form
    • If you are using financial aid to cover any program expenses, this form must be completed with a financial aid advisor
      • By appointment only: Marion Staebler (e) staeblm@farmingdale.edu (t) 631-420-2069
      • Bring with you: copy of approved course pre-approval form & program budget sheet
      • Your FAFSA must be completed and approved by FSC for the respective academic school year
    • If you are not using financial aid, complete the top portion of the form and submit to a study abroad advisor (Laffin Hall, 320)
    • Submit completed form to a study abroad advisor (Laffin Hall, 320)
  • 2 Recommendation Forms
    • Recommendations must be from 2 professors (current of former)
    • If you recently transferred to FSC you may use a professor from your previous institution
  • Insurance Form
    • SUNY requires all students studying abroad to be enrolled in United Healthcare insurance; international health insurance
    • A study abroad advisor will register you for United Healthcare insurance and share your insurance ID card prior to your departure
  • STEP Confirmation (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program)
    • Visit https://step.state.gov/step/
    • Take a screenshot of registration confirmation screen
    • Email screenshot photo to studyabroad@farmingdale.edu


Note: Forms are in PDF format. To download documents you must have Acrobat Reader. You can get the Acrobat Reader for free at Adobe's Web Site.