To be successful in study abroad through Western Michigan University, it is important that students understand the policies below. If a student is not sure about the meaning of these policies, he or she should ask a Study Abroad staff member for more information.

Academic credit - Receiving credit for courses taught abroad by WMU faculty or courses completed at a foreign university.

Addressing concerns - Procedures for students who would like to address concerns related to their experience working with WMU Study Abroad.

Study Abroad Course Repeat Policy - Repeating a course taken at a foreign university.

Travel to risky destinations - Applying for individual permission to travel to select geographic destinations.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy - For students who drop out of a study abroad program after committing.