This office manages all international study opportunities for UW Seattle. UW Tacoma students are eligible to participate in these programs, and are encouraged to consider the vast range of options available.
Study abroad insurance coverage is required. We recommend UW students take advantage of the UW Study Abroad Insurance, as an easy and affordable option. Students with personal insurance may petition for a UW Study Abroad Insurance waiver. For details, please contact the International Programs office.
Want to write about your travels? UW Tacoma’s travel blog, Postcards, offers students and faculty who are studying abroad an opportunity to write about their travel experiences. Email email@example.com with information about your study abroad opportunity to get started.
The UW's Student Fiscal Services office provides information on budgeting and two short videos to help you develop a spending plan. SAVINGS TIP: Use the same budget you use at home to help you avoid spending money in the host country like a tourist on a vacation.
Need to get or renew a passport? This website explains the process.
Want to learn more about a specific country before applying to a program? Need to make sure you're prepared once you've been accepted to a program? This website is a comprehensive resource, whether you'd just like to learn more about a country, or are looking for a specific travel or health warning.
Curious how far your spending money will go in terms of foreign currency? This website can tell you.
Will your cell phone work? How can you connect your laptop to UW computing resources? What voltage and what kind of outlets are used at my destination? Do you need an adapter? Learn more at this site.
To be completed after returning from a study-abroad experience.