Dates & Deadlines

Click the term when your program will take place to discover important Application & Scholarship Deadlines and your Mandatory Orientation Date.

 

Fall Semester 2020 or Full Year 2020-2021

Early Application Deadline : December 1, 2019

Apply and get conditionally approved early!

Application, Scholarship, and Withdrawal Deadline for Fall and Full Year:  April 1, 2020

The Scholarship Application can be completed on MyGate  in the financial aid tab.  Click this link for more information on scholarship availability and eligibility requirements. Priority will be given to students who complete their application by Feb. 1, 2020.

The Withdrawal Deadline gives participants the opportunity to withdraw the study abroad application before any money has been spent by Murray State to reserve airline tickets, accommodations, and other necessary logistics. If a participant knows they will not be able to participate in the program for any reason (financial, academic, personal, etc.) they should withdraw by the withdrawal deadline in order to avoid incurring any charges to their Murray State account. Please see the Study Abroad Policies & Procedures for the complete withdrawal policy.

 

Post-Acceptance Deadline
April  24, 2020

The Post-Acceptance Deadline is the date by which the final step of the Horizons application must be completed, including uploading a photo, emergency medical information, additional post-acceptance and insurance card.  Flight information and passport upload, if unavailable, are the only items that can remain incomplete by this date.

Please follow the regular MSU course registration drop/add dates.

 

 Non-Compliance Fee

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged to student accounts for any outstanding Horizons post-acceptance items the Monday after orientation, not including flight and passport information.

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged for outstanding passport and flight information 30 days prior to program departure.

Orientation
Friday, April 24, 2020, 4:30 pm, Blackburn 135

There is a mandatory pre-departure orientation for all study abroad programs. The date of your mandatory orientation corresponds to the term you are studying abroad. Parents and loved ones are encouraged to attend orientation with their student participants.

A part of orientation will be online through the Canvas system. You will receive more details about the online orientation in the email that states you have been approved for your program. Canvas orientation deadline: April 24, 2020 for Summer, Fall, and Full Year Programs

Times and locations are tentative and subject to change.

Winter 2020-2021

Application, Scholarship, and Withdrawal Deadline: September 20, 2020

The Scholarship Application can be completed on mygate after your program application is complete. Click this link for more information on scholarship availability and eligibility requirements.

The Withdrawal Deadline gives participants the opportunity to withdraw the study abroad application before any money has been spent by Murray State to reserve airline tickets, accommodations, and other necessary logistics. If a participant knows they will not be able to participate in the program for any reason (financial, academic, personal, etc.) they should withdraw by the withdrawal deadline in order to avoid incurring any charges to their Murray State account. Please see the Study Abroad Policies & Procedures for the complete withdrawal policy.


Post-Acceptance Deadline: October 19, 2020

The Post-Acceptance Deadline is the date by which the final step of the Horizons application must be completed, including uploading a photo, emergency medical information, additional post-acceptance and insurance card. Any late items not on Horizons by this date will incur a hold on your MyGate account. Flight information and passport upload, if unavailable, are the only items that can remain incomplete by this date.


Non-Compliance Fee

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged to student accounts for any outstanding Horizon's post-acceptance items the Monday after orientation, not including flight and passport information.

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged for outstanding passport and flight information 30 days prior to program departure.


Orientation: 
November 13, 2020 4:30 PM, Blackburn 135

There is a mandatory pre-departure orientation for all Murray State study abroad programs. The date of your mandatory orientation corresponds to the term you are studying abroad. Parents and loved ones are encouraged to attend orientation with their student participants.

A part of orientation will be online through the Canvas system. You will receive more details about the online orientation in the email that states you have been approved for your program. Canvas orientation deadline: November 6.

Times and locations are tentative and subject to change.

Spring Semester 2021

Application, Scholarship, and Withdrawal Deadline: September 20, 2020

The Scholarship Application can be completed on mygate after your program application is complete. Click this link for more information on scholarship availability and eligibility requirements.

The Withdrawal Deadline gives participants the opportunity to withdraw the study abroad application before any money has been spent by Murray State to reserve airline tickets, accommodations, and other necessary logistics. If a participant knows they will not be able to participate in the program for any reason (financial, academic, personal, etc.) they should withdraw by the withdrawal deadline in order to avoid incurring any charges to their Murray State account. Please see the Study Abroad Policies & Procedures for the complete withdrawal policy.


Post-Acceptance Deadline: October 19, 2020

The Post-Acceptance Deadline is the date by which the final step of the Horizons application must be completed, including uploading a photo, emergency medical information, additional post-acceptance and insurance card. Any late items not on Horizons by this date will incur a hold on your MyGate account. Flight information and passport upload, if unavailable, are the only items that can remain incomplete by this date.


Non-Compliance Fee

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged to student accounts for any outstanding Horizon's post-acceptance items the Monday after orientation, not including flight and passport information.

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged for outstanding passport and flight information 30 days prior to program departure

 

Orientation: November 13, 2020 4:30 PM, Blackburn 135

There is a mandatory pre-departure orientation for all study abroad programs. The date of your mandatory orientation corresponds to the term you are studying abroad. Parents and loved ones are encouraged to attend orientation with their student participants.

A part of orientation will be online through the Canvas system. You will receive more details about the online orientation in the email that states you have been approved for your program. Canvas orientation deadline: November 6.

Times and locations are tentative and subject to change.

Spring Break 2021

Application, Scholarship, and Withdrawal Deadline: November 1, 2020

The Scholarship Application can be completed on mygate after your program application is complete. Click this link for more information on scholarship availability and eligibility requirements.

The Withdrawal Deadline gives participants the opportunity to withdraw the study abroad application before any money has been spent by Murray State to reserve airline tickets, accommodations, and other necessary logistics. If a participant knows they will not be able to participate in the program for any reason (financial, academic, personal, etc.) they should withdraw by the withdrawal deadline in order to avoid incurring any charges to their Murray State account. Please see the Study Abroad Policies & Procedures for the complete withdrawal policy.


Post-Acceptance Deadline: 
January 4, 2021
The Post-Acceptance Deadline is the date by which the final step of the Horizons application must be completed, including uploading a photo, emergency medical information, additional post-acceptance and insurance card. Any late items not on Horizons by this date will incur a hold on your MyGate account. Flight information and passport upload, if unavailable, are the only items that can remain incomplete by this date.


Non-Compliance Fee

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged to student accounts for any outstanding Horizon's post-acceptance items the Monday after orientation, not including flight and passport information.

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged for outstanding passport and flight information 30 days prior to program departure

 

Orientation: February 19, 2021, 4:30 PM, Blackburn 135

There is a mandatory pre-departure orientation for all study abroad programs. The date of your mandatory orientation corresponds to the term you are studying abroad. Parents and loved ones are encouraged to attend orientation with their student participants.

A part of orientation will be online through the Canvas system. You will receive more details about the online orientation in the email that states you have been approved for your program. Canvas orientation deadline: February 12.

Times and locations are tentative and subject to change.

Summer 2021

Priority Deadline: December 1, 2020

Summer is the most popular time to study abroad. Apply by this early deadline to have your application reviewed and your spot reserved on one of Murray State's faculty led programs for summer.

Final Application, Scholarship, and Withdrawal Deadline: March 1, 2021   (DISCOVER KOREA application and withdrawal deadline February 12, 2021)
         The Scholarship Application can be completed on mygate  after your program application is complete. Click this link for more information on scholarship availability and eligibility requirements.

The Withdrawal Deadline gives participants the opportunity to withdraw the study abroad application before any money has been spent by Murray State to reserve airline tickets, accommodations, and other necessary logistics. If a participant knows they will not be able to participate in the program for any reason (financial, academic, personal, etc.) they should withdraw by the withdrawal deadline in order to avoid incurring any charges to their Murray State account. Please see the Study Abroad Policies & Procedures for the complete withdrawal policy.


Post-Acceptance Deadline: April 1
, 2021
The Post-Acceptance Deadline is the date by which the final step of the Horizons application must be completed, including uploading a photo, emergency medical information, additional post-acceptance and insurance card. Any late items not on Horizons by this date will incur a hold on your MyGate account. Flight information and passport upload, if unavailable, are the only items that can remain incomplete by this date.


Non-Compliance Fee

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged to student accounts for any outstanding Horizon's post-acceptance items the Monday after orientation, not including flight and passport information.

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged for outstanding passport and flight information 30 days prior to program departure

 

Orientation: April 23, 2021, 4:30 PM, Blackburn

There is a mandatory pre-departure orientation for all study abroad programs. The date of your mandatory orientation corresponds to the term you are studying abroad. Parents and loved ones are encouraged to attend orientation with their student participants.

A part of orientation will be online through the Canvas system. You will receive more details about the online orientation in the email that states you have been approved for your program. Canvas orientation deadline: April 16. 

Times and locations are tentative and subject to change.

Fall Semester 2021 or Full Year 2021-2022

Priority Deadline: December 1, 2020

Apply by this early deadline to have your application reviewed and your spot reserved on one of Murray State's fall semester programs. Applying early helps you plan your academics for the following year.

Final Application, Withdrawal, and Final Scholarship Deadline: February 1, 2021

The Scholarship Application can be completed on mygate  after your program application is complete. Click this link for more information on scholarship availability and eligibility requirements. 

The Withdrawal Deadline gives participants the opportunity to withdraw the study abroad application before any money has been spent by Murray State to reserve airline tickets, accommodations, and other necessary logistics. If a participant knows they will not be able to participate in the program for any reason (financial, academic, personal, etc.) they should withdraw by the withdrawal deadline in order to avoid incurring any charges to their Murray State account. Please see the Study Abroad Policies & Procedures for the complete withdrawal policy.


Post-Acceptance Deadline: February 28
, 2021
The Post-Acceptance Deadline is the date by which the final step of the Horizons application must be completed, including uploading a photo, emergency medical information, additional post-acceptance and insurance card. Any late items not on Horizons by this date will incur a hold on your MyGate account. Flight information and passport upload, if unavailable, are the only items that can remain incomplete by this date.


Non-Compliance Fee

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged to student accounts for any outstanding Horizon's post-acceptance items the Monday after orientation, not including flight and passport information.

A non-refundable $250 non-compliance fee will be charged for outstanding passport and flight information 30 days prior to program departure

 

Orientation: April 23, 4:30 PM, Blackburn

There is a mandatory pre-departure orientation for all study abroad programs. The date of your mandatory orientation corresponds to the term you are studying abroad. Parents and loved ones are encouraged to attend orientation with their student participants.

A part of orientation will be online through the Canvas system. You will receive more details about the online orientation in the email that states you have been approved for your program. Canvas orientation deadline: April 16. 

Times and locations are tentative and subject to change.