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Begin Your Study Abroad Experience!

Interested in study abroad, but not sure how to get started? Check out Education Abroad's website for information about the study abroad process. You can search all of our program options by clicking on "Programs" in the upper right hand corner of this page. 

Applications are now open! Please refer to our application instructions, for a step by step guide on how to apply.

Additionally, you can stop by the Office of Global Education and speak with an Education Abroad Advisor. An advisor from the Financial Aid Office is also available for scheduled appointments via email or KSU Advising. Please see the schedule below.

ADVISING SCHEDULE - WE HAVE SWITCHED TO KSU ADVISING BY APPOINTMENT 

PLEASE NOTE:
 Education Abroad Advising is now available on KSU Advising. To make an appointment with the appropriate Education Abroad Advisor, please see the list of advisors and the programs that they oversee below and the calendar of times that they advise. Once you determine which advisor to meet with, please go to https://advising.kent.edu/ScheduleAppointment?groupId=538&id=689454&appointmentID=0


Questions about using your financial aid to study abroad? Contact Jessica Russell, Financial Aid Counselor for Education Abroad, at jrusse33@kent.edu. 
 

In-person advising has been suspended. Please see the schedule below and work with your Education Abroad Advisor to schedule a phone advising meeting.
 

 
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 to 11:00 A.M.

 

No Advising 

 

Sara Morato

Molly Papay

Kristina Spangler

 

No Advising

 

11:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

No Advising

1:30 to 4:00 P.M.

 

No Advising

 

Kristina Spangler

Sara Morato

 

Molly Papay

 

No Advising

If you would like to speak to an advisor about a specific program, please see the Staff Directory below, which lists the programs that each advisor specializes in. Once you determine which advisor to meet with, please schedule an appointment through KSU Advising. If you need general/ just-getting-started advising, please schedule an appointment with any advisor.


Staff Directory

Amber Cruxton
Director, Education Abroad
Advises for Faculty-led Programs outside of Italy, Kent State in Salamanca
By Appointment Only
acruxton@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-7975

Sara Morato
Assistant Director, Education Abroad
Advises for Kent State Prague, Dankook University, PUCPR -Brazil, ISEP, Paris American Academy, Regent's University London, Xi'an Summer Program, American University in Cairo Summer Program, Third-Party Programs
Advising Hours (by appointment): Tuesdays: 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.; Wednesdays:  1:30 - 4:00 P.M.
smoratoq@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-7984

Kristina Spangler
Education Abroad Advisor
Advises for Kent State Florence Programs, Kent State Geneva, Direct-Enroll Programs, Faculty-led Programs in Italy
Advising Hours (by appointment): Tuesdays: 1:30 - 4:00 P.M.; Thursdays: 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.
kspangl6@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-0912

Molly Papay
Education Abroad Advisor
Advises for Exchange Programs [Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom]
Advising Hours (by appointment): Wednesdays: 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.; Thursdays: 1:30 - 4:00 P.M.
mpapay1@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-3067

 
 
If you have a general question, you can email edabroad@kent.edu or call 330-672-7980. You can also find our staff information here: https://www.kent.edu/globaleducation/education-abroad-staffadvising-hours