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19th Annual Study Abroad Fair
Get Some Mileage Out of Your Education

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Duke Ellington Ballroom
NIU Holmes Student Center
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us for the 19th Annual Study Abroad Fair and learn more about the many exciting opportunities to study abroad at NIU. If you have any questions, please contact Study Abroad at (815)753-0700 or e-mail: niuabroad@niu.edu

WHAT CAN I DO AT THE FAIR?

BROWSE

With over 300 programs to choose from, the fair can be overwhelming. We suggest that you take your time walking around, looking at the different programs, photos, and displays. If you see a program that catches your eye, pick up some brochures and information!

ASK QUESTIONS

Find out more about programs, financial aid and living abroad by asking questions of any program representative and Peer Avisor. Representatives and Peer Advisors would love to talk to you, so strike up a conversation!

ATTEND STUDY ABROAD 101

Attend a Study Abroad 101 info session to learn about the first steps in studying abroad. This session will cover:

- First Steps in Studying Abroad
- How to get credit for study abroad in your major, minor or electives
- How to pay for study abroad
- Myths about study abroad
- How to make the dream of study abroad a reality for you!

MEET WITH FINANCIAL AID REPRESENTATIVES

Financial Aid representatives will be on hand to answer all your questions about funding your study abroad experience. Make sure you stop by their table to discuss different ways to locate financial assistance.

GET YOUR PASSPORT PHOTOS TAKEN

Get your passport photo pictures taken while at the fair! Cost for photos are $3.00 for the first photo and $2.00 for every additional photo. Cash, check or charge to your bursars account!

Download a passport application from the U.S. Department of State Passport Page and return the application, payment and photos to the post office.

MEET NIU STUDENTS THAT HAVE PARTICIPATED IN STUDY ABROAD

Study Abroad Peer Advisors will be on hand to discuss their personal study abroad experience.

BROWSE PHOTOS SUBMITTED STUDY ABROAD ALUMNI

The Study Abroad Photo Contest will take place during the Study Abroad Fair. Browse Study Abroad Alumni photos on display and vote on your favorite photo.

Study Abroad Fair- Prize Donors

Come check out the fair and enter to win a prize from the following donors: