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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

Review information about how your study abroad courses and grades are 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, internship, or service learning placement can give you another chance to engage with the local community. Review some tips and requirements if choosing to participate in these types of experiences abroad.

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Multiple & Unaffiliated Programs

Participating in multiple study abroad programs, especially when they are during consecutive terms, requires careful planning. So does participating in an unaffiliated program. Consult guidelines, policies and procedures for these program options before making study abroad plans.

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