The Learning Abroad Center is currently operating remotely.
Our main office line (612.626.9000) will be answered Monday–Friday 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Email us (UMAbroad@umn.edu) or leave a voicemail anytime, and we will respond during regular business hours.
Talk to a Learning Abroad Center staff member via Zoom by visiting z.umn.edu/LACfrontdesk. Available Monday–Friday 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Note: The virtual front desk will be unavailable Wednesday, February 17.
First Step Sessions give basic information about how to research program options, get started with academic planning, and look into finances for study abroad, including financial aid and scholarships.
Choose one of the following First Step formats:
The First Step Session can be completed online at any time and takes about 20 minutes.
Attend a First Step session virtually and get questions answered by an adviser in real time.
Register here (Zoom meeting)
*Register anytime before Wednesday at 2 p.m. After you register, you will receive an email from Zoom with a link to join the webinar. You only need to attend one session to proceed to the next step of advising.
Program Selection Advisers meet one-on-one with you to help you find a program that matches your academic, career, and personal goals and interests. Program selection advisers can:
If you have already decided on a study abroad program, contact the LAC staff member who works with your program to schedule an appointment. Your program contact can help you with matters specific to your study abroad program, such as: