Study Abroad

Global Experience Program Development

We are excited that you are interested in proposing and leading a short-term Study Abroad or Study America program! We hope you will find this to be a rewarding experience that will impact the lives and educational experiences of students in your field of study!

Please read the Guidelines for Proposing a Global Experience Study Program document (posted below). When you are ready to work on your proposal, please schedule an appointment with Heidi Fischer, Director of Study Abroad, to discuss the process and feasibility of your program.

Then, download and complete the HPU Global Experience Study Program Proposal form (posted below). The proposal form is type-able. Once complete, print and obtain all necessary signatures. Submit the proposal electronically to Dr. Claudia Femenias, Chair of the Study Abroad Committee.

To find out what our students want in a Global Experience program, please review the Undergraduate Student Survey.


Proposal Deadlines

To assist you with planning, the following deadlines have been created:

Time of Travel Proposal Deadline
Winter Break December 1, the year before
May Term January 15, the year before
Summer I January 15, the year before
Summer II January 15, the year before





The Office of Global Education is located in Cottrell Hall, Suite 142. Building #12 on the HPU Campus Map.

Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280

Click here to meet our staff.


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