Study away advising appointments are 30 minutes long and most are held virtually through Zoom.
Save Your Confirmation Email: You will receive a confirmation email with your appointment details including a link to your advisor's Zoom room. If you need to cancel or reschedule, use the link in your confirmation email to manage your appointment.
Cancellation: If you cannot make your confirmed appointment, please let us know. Either manage your appointment using the link in your confirmation email, or send an email directly to your GEO advisor. You may also call 919-684-2174 to cancel.
Late Policy: GEO advisors are not able to meet with students who arrive more than 10 minutes late to their scheduled appointment. If you are running late, please email your GEO advisor.
Prepare for your appointment
Make the most of your 30-minute time slot by looking over these resources before you arrive. If you come in with a basic understanding of study away, you'll be able to ask more specific questions and get customized advice for your individual needs and goals.
GEO has prepared an Application Guide for each of the four types of programs available. The guide summarizes the application process and all the important documents you'll need along the way.
Semester Study Away: Course Credit Basics
Learn how credit earned on a semester study away program factors into progress towards graduation.