Advising

Selecting a Program

It is important to carefully select a study abroad program that is the best fit for you. We've created a step by step guide to help you!

We've created OAKS courses to help you learn more about our different program types:

  • Abroad 101 OAKS Course

    • Students can self enroll in our OAKS course, Study Abroad 101, to learn more about study abroad opportunities and application requirements. Follow the instructions found here to enroll. 
  • Affiliate OAKS Course

    • If you have decided to participate in an Affiliate program, you MUST self enroll in the Affiliate Study Abroad OAKS course by following these instructions. Completion of the OAKS course and a grade of 80% or better on the final quiz is required.
  • Exchange OAKS Course

    • If you have decided to participate in an Affiliate program, you may self enroll in the Exchange Study Abroad OAKS course by following these instructions

Peer Advisor Walk-In Advising Hours

Walk-In Advising Hours do not need to be booked in advance (except for virtual advising, see link below). Unless otherwise stated, walk-in advising occurs at the Center for International Education (207 Calhoun Street). It's required that student review the relevant OAKS course prior to coming to walk-in advising. 

  • Visit Peer Advisor Walk-In hours for Fall 2022, beginning week of 8/29/22: 

CIE Advisor Meetings

Once you've finished reviewing the relevant Oaks course(s), set up an advising appointment with the appropriate CIE Advisor in Appointment Manager (Achieve) for the following appointment types: 

  • General Study Abroad 
  • Faculty-Led (CofC- Sponsored) Programs
  • Exchange Programs
  • Affiliate Programs