Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a Passport?

A passport is required while traveling abroad. Passports usually take 4-8 weeks to be processed. It is recommended that you apply for a passport at least 3 months prior to departure to avoid any delays. Please visit US Passport site for more information.

What are the steps for studying abroad?

Please view our Procedures page for more information on the steps.

Is there any financial assistance available? 

Due to this program being considered as non-credit there is no financial assistance available nor can Financial Aid cover any costs. We highly recommend conducting your own fundraisers to help with expenses.

When can I start making payments? 

Please view our Procedures page for more information on payments and procedures.

Is the country I am traveling to safe?

Yes, Texas A&M University-Kingsville will not allow any study abroad programs to travel to dangerous countries and/or countries that have been flagged by the government. To view a list of countries who have been flagged, visit the website for travel warnings.

This page was last updated on: February 10, 2017