Planning a Program

Faculty and staff who are interested in leading a short-term study abroad program should work with the Office of International Education on developing a sustainable opportunity for students. Please set up a preliminary meeting to discuss your ideas and to learn about the approval process. Please review the booklet - Planning a Study Abroad Program [PDF]. This handbook acts as a guide for all topics related to program planning and implementation.

Required Documents for Proposing a Program

 Additional Documents for Program Planning

  • Budget Template [xlsx] - Please review this documents, and be prepared to work with OIE to complete your budget sheet.
  • Travel Authorization - required before any program purchases can be made.
  • Itinerary Template [docx] - Use for program planning in the early stages. A copy, in this format, must be submitted to OIE within one month of program departure.  For safety reasons, also provide to all student participants, so they have it both on-hand and in their email.

After your program returns the following documents are required:


Contact Information

Office of International Education
200 Main Street E
Phone: 715-232-2132
Office Hours: M-F 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Classroom Presentations

The Office of International Education staff is able to give presentations on study abroad opportunities to classes and student organizations. To schedule a presentation, please email: