The Study Abroad Office expects all students to read, understand, and adhere to the following policies and guidelines.

The Study Abroad Office encourages all students from NC State students to study abroad. The following *eligibility criteria are in place to ensure that students have been successful on campus before undertaking an academic term abroad. Students must meet and maintain all three eligibility requirements.


Prior to participation on an NC State study abroad program, students are required to agree to and digitally sign the following North Carolina State University Study Abroad Office Participant Agreement.

Participant Agreement

Students wishing to study abroad engage in university-affiliated travel in a location considered a Restricted Travel Area must petition the Study Abroad Office to request special approval. Students must discuss with the Study Abroad director or designee their intended plans and initiate the petition process.

Petition Process and Restricted Travel Policy

Visitors of program participants are not permitted to participate in NC State study abroad program activities. Participation in a study abroad program and its associated benefits (accommodations, meals, transportation, excursions, events, insurance, etc.) are limited to students enrolled in the program.