ongratulations on your acceptance to a study away program! Now that you’re in, it’s time to make it official at Amherst and prepare for your departure. There are a number of details to finalize as your time to study away approaches, including securing payment for your program and arranging for travel and healthcare needs. We’ve put together a list of pre-departure tasks to help you navigate the next steps in the process. Note that it's important to keep track of deadlines and complete all paperwork in order to study away and receive credit for the courses you take away from Amherst.
As the end of the current semester draws near, be sure to review all necessary information pertaining to academic credit, academic and housing accommodations, how you will need to monitor progress in your courses while on educational leave, and other considerations, such as what would happen if you had to leave your program early.