University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)

USAC offers programs in: Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland,  Portugal, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Uruguay

USAC offers scholarships specifically for CofC students. More information can be found here:

To learn more about USAC, watch this short video:

View their program catalog here:

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For more information on USAC, contact Rachel Hardison at or Sarah Simmonite at

Interested in a USAC Program?

The Center for International Education will be hosting an Affiliate 101 Information Session on Tuesday, September 7th at 12:30pm

CIE offers scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 for a summer program or $500 to $2,500 for a semester-long program to support CofC degree-seeking students to study abroad; eligibility is based on demonstrated financial need and academic merit.   Applications can be found on the CIE website:

Course Approval Form and CIE application deadline:

  • Spring 2022: October 15, 2021
  • Summer 2022: March 15, 2022
  • Fall 2022: April 1, 2022

(Please note your Affiliate Program will have a separate application)

Next Step:

Students interested in studying abroad through an Affiliate Program must self-enroll in the Affiliate Study Abroad OAKS Course following the instructions below:

Students must complete the final quiz with an 80% or better to pass.