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Academic Planning

Choosing courses

Before you choose or change your study abroad courses, review information and requirements regarding course selection.

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Grades & Transcripts

Learn how your study abroad courses and grades will be recorded on your Northwestern transcript and how to request copies of your study abroad transcript.

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Student Status Issues

Review this information if you are a transfer student, an international student, planning to graduate early, and/or planning to study abroad during your final Northwestern quarter.

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Research, Internships & Service Learning

A research or internship experience is a great opportunity to engage with the local community. Learn how to get academic credit for these experiences and find programs that offer research or internship options.

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Multiple & Unaffiliated Programs

Participating in multiple study abroad programs, especially in consecutive terms, requires careful planning. So does participating in an unaffiliated program. Consult guidelines, policies, and procedures before finalizing plans.

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