Study Abroad

Page updated August 10, 2020.

Fall 2020 Study Abroad

The University has extended the suspension of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign study abroad through January 15, 2021. This decision applies to Fall 2020 and Academic Year 2020-21 programs and includes all program types (exchange, direct enroll, provider programs, faculty-led, and study abroad by petition). This decision also applies to Fall and AY inbound exchange students from partner institutions. Study abroad departing after January 15 will evaluated in August or September. 

The University will not permit any waivers or exceptions for Fall 2020 study abroad, including for those programs with delayed start dates in September or October. Participants choosing to study abroad will have no University connection or support, including access to study abroad options through the University, international insurance, and pre-articulation of course credit. 

Spring 2021 Study Abroad

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is evaluating the resumption of study abroad for the Spring 2021 semester. The University recognizes the invaluable role study abroad plays in your academic experience, and student well-being is our foremost concern.

Students are encouraged to review the latest information on the Safety Abroad website.

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