Semester Study Abroad
Consortial Semester and Summer Study Abroad
COD students can choose to study abroad almost anywhere in the world, for a summer or a full semester. These programs are organized and led by other colleges. COD students participate through agreements that allow them to earn COD credit and maintain financial aid through COD. The Study Abroad staff will assist students in researching the numerous study abroad options available. Begin searching at the following web sites, just a few of the many options. Then schedule an appointment with us to discuss the next step toward your study abroad adventure.
www.icisp.org - Illinois Consortium of International Studies and Programs (ICISP) is a consortium of community colleges that offer study abroad in Spain, England, Ireland, Austria, Costa Rica, France and China. COD is one of the founding institutes of ICISP and coordinates the Costa Rica program.
www.ccisabroad.org - College Consortium of International Studies (CCIS) is a consortium of two and four year institutions around the US, offering more than 50 different summer and semester-long study abroad options in 31 countries.
www.usac.unr.edu - University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) has provided students with study abroad programs for almost 30 years. Located at University of Nevada – Reno, USAC has 39 program locations in 24 countries.
www.iiepassport.org – IIEPassport is a comprehensive listing of study abroad resources. The data comes from the Institute of International Education's Academic Year Abroad and Short-term Study Abroad survey. Students can search for programs by destination, language, subject and other criteria using a general or advanced search method.
It is possible to use financial aid for study abroad. As student aid varies by individual, please contact the Financial Aid office at (630) 942-2251 to discuss your financial aid package. There are many scholarships available for study abroad as well.
Field and Experiential Learning, Study Abroad and Global Education
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3509
General inquiries: (630) 942-2356
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