About the Study Abroad Center


Vision Statement:

The Study Abroad Center will be integral to the internationalization of Iowa State University.


Mission Statement:

Collaborate across the university to create and advance education abroad opportunities.


Strategic Priorities:

  1. Collaborate with academic units to create and promote accessible, inclusive programs and services to align with Iowa State University needs.
  2. Advance high-impact education abroad programming that enriches a student's Iowa State experience.
  3. Collaborate with campus offices and academic units to employ education abroad best practices.


Contact Us:

Our office is located on the 3rd floor of the Memorial Union in room 3226, across from International Student and Scholars Office. The office is currently open Monday - Friday from 9am to 4:30pm. We can be reached by email at studyabroad@iastate.edu or phone 515-294-6792.


What We Do:

  • Program development
  • Program coordination
  • Student advising
  • Pre-departure orientations
  • Promote study abroad campus wide
  • Colloborate with college study abroad and international programs offices
  • Incoming exchange student advising
  • Maintain agreements and contracts
  • Advise on study abroad scholarships
  • Coordinate the Waltz Study Abroad Affordability scholarship
  • Visa advising
  • Provide ISUAbroad support

Last updated on June 8, 2021