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Center for Global Education
Center for Global Education

Study Abroad Events

The Center for Global Education (CGE) offers many sessions and events to help our Butler University students find ways to study abroad, prepare to go abroad, learn from their past study abroad experiences, and to just stay connected with our office. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Study Abroad Advisor Caitlin Moore.

In addition to checking back in with this webpage, "like" us on Facebook and click "Going" or "Interested" on our session-specific Facebook event pages for updates on locations, NEW events, and reminders!

If you're looking for dates/locations/times of our general Study Abroad Information Sessions, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE: On-campus events will only take place if it is safe to do so. Please check back on this webpage in case we have to shift online or cancel an event.

Return to Study Abroad Week

Find out more here!

The Center for Global Education staff is VERY excited for students to study abroad again. In an effort to celebrate and spread the word about our Spring 2022 offerings, join us for:

  • Get some CGE swag and enter to win a RAFFLE!
  • Study Abroad Information Session of the semester - Wednesday, September 1  |  6:00 PM  |  PB 150
  • Study Abroad Scholarship Information Session - Thursday, September 2  |  6:00 PM  |  PB 150

Not only are we handing out swag and hosting great info sessions, we've also teamed up with a few amazing provider partners who are offering Butler students GUARANTEED SCHOLARSHIPS for the Spring 2022 semester. More details coming soon.

Study Abroad Scholarship Information Session

Wednesday, September 1  |  6:00 PM  |  PB 150

Target Audience: Students interested in studying abroad (or going abroad again) and/or looking to plan ahead for opportunities for after graduation.

Are you planning on studying abroad, but aren't sure how you and your family can afford it? Are you considering going abroad to teach, research, or study after graduation? Come to the Study Abroad Scholarship Information Session to learn more about different scholarship opportunities that could greatly reduce the cost of your study abroad experience during and after your time here at Butler! Associate Director for Study Abroad Calie Dickey will talk about all of the great opportunities that you might qualify for.

Study Abroad Fair

Tuesday, October 7  |  Reilly Room

Target Audience: Students interested in studying abroad (or going abroad again).

Learn about semester and summer study abroad opportunities for all three of our program types (Exchange, 3rd Party Provider, and Faculty-Led) by talking to faculty leading programs, past participants, and/or provider representatives. Enter for a chance to win our raffle, which will include swag from our partners!

Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Returnees will be notified of this event. 

Target Audience: Recent returnee study abroad students who have been abroad on a short-term program or for a semester or year.

Learn how to identify what you learned during your study abroad experience and then how to best articulate these experiences on a resume, in an interview, and in other professional settings. A portion of the workshop will include a panel of alumni and employers who will share what they look for in candidates and answer specific questions from attendees. FREE international food will be provided.

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO)

TBD - students who have committed to studying abroad for Spring 2022 will be notified

Target Audience: Students committed to studying abroad for the Spring 2022 semester

Each semester, the CGE hosts a MANDATORY pre-departure orientation (PDO) for students studying abroad for the following semester or summer. The CGE typically provides coffee and great discussions on how to stay safe abroad and prepare for one of the best semesters of your college career. PDO lasts for about 2 hours.

**There are NO makeup sessions and NO one-on-one appointments to go through PDO information.**