Applying for a Study Abroad Program

Smith-Approved Program Applications

Applying to study abroad on a program approved for Smith credit is a two-part process:

  1. You must have Smith approval for your study abroad plans.
  2. You must be accepted by the program you wish to attend.

To seek approval from Smith College, submit the Study Abroad Credit Application online in the new Smith International Travel Experiences System (SITES).

When applying for Smith study abroad credit approval be sure to:

Apply directly to the program(s) you wish to attend, well in advance of program deadlines.


Program/Host University Applications

Students are responsible for the program application process. If you have any questions about the application or program, contact the program directly. Applications often include the following:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcript
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • "Institutional Approval Form" or "Study Abroad Adviser Approval Form." This form should be completed by Office for International Study staff, not a faculty adviser
  • Application fee