JSU Study Abroad Policies

Review the full polices here 

Find below the summary of the policies. This is not an exhaustive list therefore students must review the full polices here 


  1. Students must have completed two full semesters at JSU prior to studying abroad and must meet the academic and student conduct requirements.  

  1. While participating in an approved Study Abroad Program, students retain their status as JSU students and therefore will be held accountable for any infraction of the JSU Student Handbook as well as the JSU Code of Conduct while abroad.  

  1. Students participating in a Study Abroad Program must register in IHP 398 (0 hours) class at JSU, prior to departure. There may be additional courses that you need to enroll in depending on the type of study abroad program you are participating in.  

  1. Regardless of the type of study abroad experience chosen, students are required to attend mandatory pre-departure orientation offered through the Office of International House & Programs. 

  1. Students should meet with a JSU Financial Aid Counselor to discuss any full course load requirements that may be applicable during their Study Abroad term 

  1. Students are not permitted to bring accompanying family members. 

  1. JSU is not responsible for any cost incurred for programs canceled due to Travel Advisories, for programs that must be changed or modified due to health and safety concerns, or for programs modified or canceled in the event of unforeseeable events.