Education Abroad

Global Fair

Friday, October 28, 2016
1 - 4 p.m.
Douglass Commons, Meliora Grand Ballroom

The annual Education Abroad Global Fair is designed to help students learn more about education abroad opportunities available to them.

The fair features education abroad programs with which the University of Rochester has formal affiliations and exchange agreements. There are information tables for all UR education abroad programs, as well as other semester, year, and summer international opportunities. Representatives from the following programs will be present: the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES), the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), and Internships in Europe (EPA). University of Rochester faculty will also be present with information on their summer programs including: Historical Archaeology Field School in Smith's Island, Bermuda (summer), French Sign Language and Deaf Culture in France (summer), Malawi Immersion Seminar (summer), and San Martino Archaeological Field School.

Representatives from the Financial Aid Office will be on hand to advise students and a travel agent will be present to provide information about transportation and International Student ID Cards. Other offices that will be present to answer questions and provide information include: the Office for Minority Student Affairs, the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the College Center for Advising Services, the dean of freshmen, and the dean of sophomores and many other departments.

Finally, education abroad returnees provide peer advising as they share stories and advice based on their own experiences abroad.


Guide to the Annual Global Fair

What is availableDescription
Information packs Contains a study abroad info meeting schedule and a basic study abroad information flyer.
Program Tables Staffed by students, faculty and staff, with at least one person representing a program.
UR Office Tables Staffed by representatives from: Career Center, Advising Services, Fellowships, Financial Aid, Kearns Center, OMSA, Dean of Freshmen, Sophomore Committee.
US Passport Pick up passport application materials from City Clerk or apply on the spot. Photos can be taken on the spot.

How to navigate the Global Fair

Global Fair Navigation Chart

Questions you should consider asking:

PDF Guide to the Annual Global Fair

Programs and Offices Represented in January 2016 (updated list for the Fall 2016 Global Fair will be available in October, 2016)

PDF Global Fair Directory