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UPCOMING DEADLINES

Fall Semester 2018: Friday, March 8, 2018
Winter Short-Term 2018: Friday, September 28, 2018
Spring Semester 2019: Friday, September 28, 2018
Spring Semester Faculty-Led: Friday, October 19, 2018


APPLICATION TIMELINE

Winter Faculty-Led Short-Term Courses: All online application materials due by September 28, 2018. 

  • Online questionnaire including essay questions, due by September 28, 2018
  • Online student affairs reference (Student Affairs staff, RD, Merrimack athletic coach/staff who knows you well), due by September 28, 2018.
  • Interview with faculty member week of October 1, 2018.
  • Notification of acceptances, October 5, 2018.
  • Students must confirm their participation with $1000 deposit by October 10, 2018.

 

Spring Semester 2019: MOST online application materials due by September 28, 2018

  • Online questionnaire including 4 essay questions due by September 28, 2018.
  • An online request for a faculty reference (must be a faculty who has had you in class) due by September 28, 2018.
  • An online request for a student affairs reference (Student Affairs staff, RD, Merrimack athletic coach/staff who knows you well) due by September 28, 2018.
  • Interview with GEO staff, week of October 1, 2018.
  • Notification of approval to proceed with application to programs, October 8, 2018.
  • Students must confirm their participation in their semester abroad by October 19, 2018.
  • Pre-Departure Orientation.  Sign up for one of the following:
    • Monday, November 26, 2018
    • Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    • Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    • Thursday, November 39, 2018
  • Safety and Security Meeting, December 5, 2018.
  • Welcome Back Re-Entry Debrief, September 23, 2019.
Programs with EARLIER DEADLINES for GEO Online Application Materials
September 10, 2018
Czech Republic-Prague, Film Studies

September 24, 2018:
Czech Republic-Prague, Central European Studies: Prague,  Communications, New Media + Journalism
India-Hyderabad
Spain-Seville
UAE-Sharjah

**Students with earlier program deadlines will be notified early by the GEO of approval to continue with the applications to their programs early. All other materials and dates apply across programs (i.e. notifications regarding financial aid packages, confirmation packages, pre-departure, and safety and security meetings).

Spring 2019 Faculty-Led Short-Term Courses: All online application materials due by October 19, 2018.
(Full Spring Semester Courses at Merrimack with international section over spring-break or May/June
  • Online questionnaire including essay questions due by October 19, 2018.
  •  An online request for a student affairs reference (Student Affairs staff, RD, Merrimack athletic coach/staff who knows you well) due by October 19, 2018.
  • Interview with faculty member week of October 22, 2018.
  • Notification of acceptances, Friday, November 2, 2018.
  • Students must confirm their participation with the signed confirmation form and $1000 deposit by Friday, November 9, 2018.

Fall Semester Semester 2019: All online application materials due by Friday, March 8, 2019
  • Online questionnaire including 4 essay questions, due by above
  • An online request for a faculty reference (must be a faculty who has had you in class), due by above
  • An online request for a student affairs reference (Student Affairs staff, RD, Merrimack athletic coach/staff who knows you well), due by above.
  • Interview with GEO staff week before week or week of March 1, 2019.
  • Notification of approval to proceed with application to programs, March 12, 2019.
  • Students must confirm their participation in their semester abroad by April 26, 2019.
  • Pre-Departure Meeting. Sign up for one of the following:

Monday, April 8, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

 
Safety and Security Meeting, April 24, 2019.