Education Abroad Staff/Advising Hours

Are you wondering which study abroad program is best for you? Or if you can fit a study abroad experience into your time at Kent State? Get the guidance you need from The Office of Global Education, located in 106 Van Campen Hall. Before you apply, you can search for a program online.  Additionally, you can stop by the Office of Global Education and speak with an Education Abroad Advisor.  An advisor from the Financial Aid Office is also available to speak to on Wednesday afternoons.  Please see the schedule below.  

Advising Schedule - WE Have switched to ksu advising by appointment 

PLEASE NOTE:   Education Abroad Advising is now available on KSU Advising.  To make an appointment with the appropriate Education Abroad Advisor, please see the list of advisors and the programs that they oversee below and the calendar of times that they advise.  Once you determine which advisor to meet with, please go to

Spring advising will begin on January 13, 2020. 

Student Financial Aid Walk-In Advising will resume on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.


  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 to 11:00 A.M.


Molly Papay 


Sara Morato

Education Abroad Walk-in Advising

Rachael Mundie


Kristina Spangler


11:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

No Advising

1:30 to 4:00 P.M.


Rachael Mundie


Kristina Spangler

Financial Aid Walk-in Advising (2:00 - 4:45 P.M.)


Molly Papay


Sara Morato

If you would like to speak to an advisor about a specific program, please see the Staff Directory below, which lists the programs that each advisor specializes in.  Once you determine which advisor to meet with, please schedule an appointment through KSU Advising.  If you need general/ just-getting-started advising, please come to our walk-ins on Wednesdays, 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.

Staff Directory

Amber Cruxton
Director, Education Abroad
By Appointment Only
Phone: 330-672-7975

Sara Morato
Assistant Director, Education Abroad
Advises for Kent State Prague, Dankook University, Xi'an Summer Program, ISEP, Effat, and Exchange Programs [Brazil - PUCPR], Paris American Academy.
Fall Advising Hours (by appointment): Tuesday: 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.; Friday:  1:30 - 4:00 P.M.
Phone: 330-672-7984

Rachael Mundie
Senior Education Abroad Advisor
Advises for Faculty-led Programs, Kent State in Salamanca, and Third-Party Programs.
Fall Advising Hours (by appointment): Monday: 1:30 - 4:00 P.M.; Thursday:  9:00 - 11:00 A.M.
Phone: 330-672-7981

Kristina Spangler
Education Abroad Advisor
Advises for Kent State Florence Programs, Kent State Geneva, Direct-Enroll Programs.
Fall Advising Hours (by appointment): Tuesday: 1:30 - 4:00 P.M.; Friday: 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.
Phone: 330-672-0912

Molly Papay
Education Abroad Advisor
Advises for Exchange Programs [Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Korea University, Korea Aerospace University, ESC Rennes, ISIT, Montpellier].
Fall Advising Hours (by appointment): Monday: 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.; Thursday: 1:30 - 4:00 P.M.
Phone: 330-672-3067