Apply

Submit well-prepared, professional and complete applications through the Wang Center’s online Terra Dotta software system on or before the deadline.

Application Deadlines:

• J-Term 2020 programs – Extended deadline for select programs on a space available basis – September 30 or November 1
• Spring Break 2020 programs – October 5
• Oxford semester program – March 1
• Wang Center Research Grants – March 1
• Summer, Fall and Full-Year programs – March 15
• J-Term 2021 programs – April 15
• Spring programs – May 1
• PLU Global Scholar Award – same deadline as the study away program applied for

Prerequisites

Sophomore, junior, or senior standing. Students must have a minimum 2.7 or higher G.P.A. (3.0 preferred). Must be a student in good standing. Some programs have additional requirements – see individual program pages.

A $50 non-refundable fee is due with the application. A $300 non-refundable program payment to confirm participation is required within 10 days of acceptance.

NOTE: Each academic year the current application is made available during International Education Week in November.

Application Components

  • Online application form
  • Short essays
  • 2 recommendation forms (1 faculty, 1 professional)
  • Application fee

Prerequisites

Sophomore, junior, or senior standing. Students must have a minimum 2.7 or higher G.P.A. (3.0 preferred). Must be a student in good standing. Some programs have additional requirements – see individual program pages.

A $50 non-refundable fee is due with the application. A $300 non-refundable program payment to confirm participation is required within 10 days of acceptance.

NOTE: Each academic year the current application is made available during International Education Week in November.

Application Components

  • Online application form
  • Short essays
  • 2 recommendation forms (1 faculty, 1 professional)
  • Application fee

PLU students are pre-approved by PLU to participate on Approved study abroad programs. You must first apply through PLU before starting an application with the Approved program provider.

Search for the Approved program of your choice using the online application system, Terra Dotta. Once you have found the program, click “Apply Now” and login using your PLU epass to complete the application.

Application Components:

  • Online application
  • Short essays
  • Faculty recommendation form (1)
  • $50 application fee

Download a PDF of the J-Term 2020 study away course offerings to view the list of all the program details and program fees at-a-glance.

  • $50 Non-refundable Application Fee
  • J-Term Application Questions
  • Study Away Application Essays (2 required, 250 words each)
  • Signature Document: Clearance for Off-Campus Study & Authorization of Responsibility
  • Required Reading: PLU Need Based Scholarships are available
  • Faculty Recommendation (1 required)
    Send to a faculty member of a previous study away program on which you participated, or to a professor who has taught you in a 3 or 4-credit course. DO NOT request a recommendation from a faculty who will be leading or who is the Program Director of the study away program you are applying for.NOTES:
    – PLU faculty preferred (excludes non-PLU students).
    – Exception for transfer students (community college instructors okay).Additional Notes for J-Term Applicants:
    – New students to PLU in their first term, may request a recommendation from high school teacher, community college instructor, or PLU Admission Counselor

J-TERM 2020 IMPORTANT DATES:

  • January 2019: J-Term 2020 study away course offerings announced
  • February 6: J-Term 2020 study away application opens
  • March 13: Study Away Fair [10am-2pm in AUC Regency Room]
  • April 1: Final program fees posted for J-Term 2020
  • April 15: J-Term 2020 study away application deadline
    (NOTE: some courses may close early)
  • April 15: Global Scholar Award application deadline
  • May 3: J-Term 2020 acceptance notifications
  • May 15: Global Scholar Award recipients notified
  • May 17: J-Term 2020 confirmation deadline
  • September 18: Study Away Fair [10am-2pm in AUC]
  • September 30: Extended Application Deadline for J-Term 2020 International Programs (space available basis only, rolling admission)
  • November 1: Extended Application Deadline for J-Term 2020 Domestic Programs (space available basis only, rolling admission)