Study Abroad Programs

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS?

There are Kent State programs, Kent State ISEP (International Student Exchange Program) or Direct Enrollment programs, the Ohio International Consortium program, and third party programs not affiliated with Kent State (Across the Pond). You can stop by the OGE Office to talk to an advisor about what program is right for you.

I AM GOING TO STUDY ABROAD IN THE SUMMER, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

If attending in the summer semester, complete the Enrollment Plan Q&A on your FlashLine account. If you have any questions or need to update your enrollment plans please refer to the Financial Aid Summer Information web page. Please note, students attending an intersession program will not have their summer financial until a week prior to the Summer I Session start date.

I AM GOING TO FLORENCE AS A PART OF MY MAJOR. WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

Most colleges offer informational meetings where a representative from the Student Financial Aid Office will present. OGE provides financial aid with a roster of attendees and we will update your Cost of Attendance accordingly the semester before you leave. That information is used to calculate a new cost of attendance based on the higher costs of the program. Your account will be updated to show your eligibility to cover additional expenses while abroad. You do not automatically qualify for additional aid, but you can search for scholarships or apply for additional loan money. Monitor your “Active Messages” from the Student Financial Aid Office by logging into the new Flashline:

  • Log on to FlashLine and select the Student tab 
  • Under Finances, click on Financial Aid
  • Click on Financial Aid Status
  • Select the current aid year from the drop down box and Submit
  • Click on You Have Active Messages