Getting Started A Guide To EAP by tyndale


									                                                         Getting Started : A Guide To EAP
                                     Understanding How EAP Works                                                                                                               Research Your Options
ELIGIBILITY                                                      MINIMUM CUMULATIVE PROGRESS (MCP)                                DID YOU KNOW?                                                    MAJOR ACADEMIC PAGES (MAPS)

• Minimum GPA, language GPA, and course requirements             This requirement for all students (except CCS) does not          Key facts that might affect your decision:             
  are listed in the program descriptions online.                 apply to students while they are abroad on EAP during the
                                                                 Fall, Winter, Spring quarters. The requirement will resume       1. Many EAP programs do not require a language prerequi-         Learn how you could obtain a deeper understanding of your
• Most applicants who meet the minimum requirements and          for the quarter students return to UCSB. Visit the L&S              site.                                                         major through EAP. MAPs are available at most major
  turn in a well written, complete application are admitted.     College Advising Office in Cheadle Hall for additional                                                                            departments, EAP Office and EAP website.
                                                                 information or        2. Taking coursework taught in some languages such as
• Please note that some programs are more competitive than                                                                           French, German, Italian, or Spanish requires 6 quarters       COUNTRY MEETINGS
  others due to limited space.                                  COST$$                                                               of language preparation. However, there are some EAP
                                                                                                                                     programs that will help you acquire this language require-
                                                                • Studying abroad is affordable                                      ment through a pre-Intensive Language Program (Italy
                                                                                                                                                                                                   See reverse!
• If you do not meet the minimum requirements at this time,                                                                                                                                        At these meetings you will hear a description of program
  discuss other program options with an EAP Advisor.                                                                                 & Germany) or language & culture program prior to an
                                                                • UC registration and educational fees for EAP students                                                                            options, requirements, housing arrangements, and more.
                                                                                                                                     immersion option.
                                                                  remain similar to a term at UCSB and are paid to UC, not                                                                         You will get a chance to meet the EAP Regional Advisor,
COURSE CREDIT                                                                                                                                                                                      past participants, and potential applicants!
                                                                  the host university. Additional EAP fees apply to some pro-     3. For programs at the UC Centers in London, Paris, and
• All courses taken through EAP count as UC credit.               grams.                                                             Rome you will be in class with only UC students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   EAP PROGRAM SEARCH
• Your courses taken abroad will automatically be posted to     • Cost of living can vary by country.                             4. Students have done internships in almost every EAP host
  your UCSB transcript after you return from abroad.                                                                                 country.                                             - located under program and course
                                                                • An estimate of the expenses for each program is located                                                                          search
• If you would like to substitute a course taken abroad for a     inside each country brochure.                                   5. It is possible, in many cases, to extend your participation
  major/minor or GE requirement, you can submit a petition                                                                           from a semester to a year or to do two programs back to       Search for programs based on what you’re looking for when
                                                                • Plan ahead for pre-departure expenses such as passport,            back.                                                         studying abroad.
  to your department or college when you return from EAP.
  To fulfill GE requirements for the College of L&S, courses      health clearance, visa processing fees, airfare, etc.
  taken abroad must be at least 3 units.                                                                                          CHOOSING A PROGRAM                                               BROWSE BY COUNTRY
                                                                • If you pay non-resident tuition or graduate fees at UCSB,
                                                                  you will also pay them on EAP.                                  Key questions:                                         
• All students, even double majors, can study abroad and
  graduate on time with proper planning.
                                                                FINANCIAL AID                                                     1. What are my academic goals?                                   Already have a country in mind? Check out the website or
UC STUDENT STATUS                                                                                                                                                                                  pick up a country brochure in our office to see what options
                                                                • All financial aid, including student loans, will be automati-   2. What unit requirements do I need to fulfill during my time    are available.
• While on EAP you maintain your UC status and can still          cally applied to your term abroad.                                 abroad?
  access GOLD and departmental advisors.
                                                                • The amount of aid you receive will be adjusted based on         3. What region of the world am I interested in?                  MyEAP PUBLIC COURSE CATALOG
• You can register for your upcoming UCSB courses while           your program costs.
                                                                                                                                  4. How long do I want to study abroad?                  - located under program & course search
                                                                • You may also be eligible for EAP and national scholarships.
                                                                                                                                  5. Is there a language I would like to pursue? Is there a        This is an archive of some courses taken by UC students
 SPEAK TO A REAL PERSON                                                                                                              language that could help me professionally/academically?      over the past 5 years. It will help you determine which
                                                                                                                                                                                                   programs might have the most useful courses for your field of
                                                                                                                                  6. Should I consider going somewhere off the beaten track?       study. This database does not guarantee that listed courses
 2431 South Hall                                                                                                                                                                                   will be offered each term.
 Come by our office and an EAP Peer Advisor/Global Intern will help you utilize our resources and guide you in your
 search through EAP options. You may request the contact information of UCSB students who have recently returned                  7. Do I want to take courses abroad primarily with other UC
 from your program of interest. See the back page of this packet for Regional Advisors’ drop-in hours.                               students or with host country students?
                            Country-Specific Info Meetings                                                                                                                                                                             Application Due Dates
                                 September - October 2009                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ←
          Monday                         Tuesday                    Wednesday                       Thursday                     Friday                              Spring 2010 Programs                                                                                                                  Summer, Fall &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Submit applications for these programs:                  Northern Hemisphere Year 2010
September 28                     September 29               September 30                                  October 1                               2            Still Accepting Applications For:
  Getting Started
                                                            Brazil                   Argentina                               Check out the
                                                                                                                                                           Country/Program                               Info Meeting      Due Date           * only on the due date                                         Programs
                                                              4-5pm, HSSB 1210         4-5pm, South Hall 2431
   Presentation                                             Japan
                                                              4-5pm, HSSB 1173
                                                                                       4-5pm, South Hall 2421
                                                                                                                             EAP Website                   ARGENTINA (Spring 2010)                        Oct 1, 2009       TBD               * only from 1:00-5:30pm                         Country/Program                                                          Due Date
       5:30-6:30pm                                          Germany (Immersion)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AUSTRALIA (Fall 2010)                                                    Jan 6, 2010
       Campbell Hall
                                                                                                                                     BRAZIL (Bahia Lang & Culture
                                                              4-5pm, Thtr/Dance 1701                                                                                                                    Sept 30, 2009    Oct 2, 2009                                                          BARBADOS (Fall 2010 & Year)                                             Jan 19, 2010
                                                                                                                                                             Rolling deadline May 13 - Oct 2, 2009                                                No early applications!                      BRAZIL (Fall 2010)                                                      Jan 13, 2010
                                                              5-6pm, Thtr/Dance 1701
                                                                                                                                                           COSTA RICA (Tropical Bio.)                    Oct 7, 2009    Nov 10, 2009                                                          CANADA (Fall 2010 & Year)                                               Jan 19, 2010
                             5                           6                            7                          8                                9                                                                                                                                           CHILE (Fall 2010)                                                       Jan 11, 2010
  International                  India                     Costa Rica                   Thailand & Vietnam                   Check out the
                                                                                                                                                           GERMANY (Berlin Immersion, Göttingen,        Sept. 30, 2009 Oct. 20, 2009          Spring & Southern                               CHINA (Summer & Fall 2010, Year)                                         Jan 6, 2010
                                   4-5pm, South Hall 2431    4-5pm, HSSB 1210             4-5pm, South Hall 2421
 Study & Career                  Hong Kong & Singapore U.K. (Summer / UC London)        Turkey                           EAP Returnee Blog                   Potsdam)                                                                        Hemisphere Year 2011                             COSTA RICA (Fall 2010)                                                  Jan 14, 2010
      Expo                         4-5pm, South Hall 2421    4-5:30pm, Thtr/Dance 1701    4-5pm, South Hall 2431
                                                                                                                           http://askareturnee.            HUNGARY (Spring)                            Sept. 30, 2009 Nov 12, 2009                Programs                                    DENMARK (Summer & Fall 2010, Year)                                      Jan 14, 2010
       10am-2:30pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      EGYPT (Year)                                                             Jan 6, 2010
   Arbor/Library Walkway
                                                                                                                                                           JAPAN (Tohoku Engineering)                   Sept 30, 2009   Oct 21, 2009        Info Mtgs- April 2010 (dates TBD)                 FRANCE (Summer & Fall 2010, Year)                                       Jan 13, 2010
                            12                         13                              14                          15                             16                                                                                       Application Due Date - May 12, 2010                GERMANY (Fall 2010 & Year)                                              Jan 14, 2010
Netherlands                      Israel                    South Africa                     Egypt                                                          KOREA                                          Oct 1, 2009    Oct 8, 2009       Check our website for program options
                                                                                                                                                             (Rolling deadline May 13 - Oct 8, 2009)                                                                                          GHANA (Fall 2010 & Year)                                                Jan 19, 2010
   4-5pm, HSSB 1207                 4-5pm, South Hall 2431   4-5pm, HSSB 1210                 4-5pm, South Hall 2431    Apply for a passport
United Kingdom                   Spain                     France                           Russia                        at the RecCen                                                                                                                                                       HONG KONG (Fall 2010 & Year)                                             Jan 6, 2010
   (Fall & Yr Immersion)            4-5pm, SRB               (UC Paris, Lang & Culture)       4-5pm, South Hall 2421                                                                                                                                                                          HUNGARY (Fall 2010 & Year)                                              Jan 14, 2010
   4-5pm, Thtr/Dance 1701        Latin America               4-5pm, Thtr/Dance 1701                                                                                                                                                                         INDIA (Fall 2010)                                                        Jan 7, 2010
Ireland                             5-6pm, SRB             France (Immersion)                                                passport.aspx
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              IRELAND (Year)                                                          Jan 19, 2010
   5-6pm, Thtr/Dance 1701                                    5-6pm, Thtr/Dance 1701
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ISRAEL (Fall 2010 & Year)                                               Jan 21, 2010
                                                                                 21                               22
                                                                                                                         EAP Finances
                                                                                                                                                  23                                                   Campus Office Info                                                                     ITALY (Summer & Fall 2010, Year)                                        Jan 11, 2010
   4-5pm, Girv 1112              4-5pm, South Hall 2431   4-5pm, HSSB 1173
                                                                                                                         & Scholarships                     Office Hours                                                               Address & Contact Info
Italy (Rome & Siena)           China/Taiwan             Spain                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ITALY (UC Rome Through the Ages- Fall 2010)                              Nov 9, 2009
   4-5pm, Thtr/Dance 1701        4-5pm, South Hall 2421   4-5pm, Thtr/Dance 1701                                            Info Mtg                                                                                                                                                            *Priority deadline Anthropology, Art, Art History, Classics,                 &
Italy (Bologna, Padova, Milan)                          Latin America                                                                                       Monday:9:30am -12 noon & 1pm - 4pm
   5-6pm, Thtr/Dance 1701                                 5-6pm, Thtr/Dance 1701                                        3-4:30pm, South Hall 1431                                                                                      EAP Campus Office - UCSB                                  History, Renaissance Studies majors only: Nov 9, 2009                Jan 11, 2010
                                                                                                                                                            Tuesday:9:30am -12 noon & 1pm - 6pm                                        2431 South Hall                                        JAPAN (Coursework in English/Japanese/Adv.
                            26                         27                              28                         29                              30        Wednesday:9:30am -12 noon & 1pm - 4pm                                      Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3040                              Japanese Immersion Programs & Tohoku-                                 Nov 9, 2009
Barbados                                                                                                                                                    Thursday:9:30am -12 noon & 1pm - 4pm                                       Phone: (805)893-2958                                      Fall 2010 & Year)
  4-5pm, South Hall 2421
Denmark/Sweden                                               EAP Application                                                                                Friday:9:30am - 12 noon & 1pm-2pm                                          Fax: (805)893-4281                                     JAPAN (All Other Programs - Summer & Fall 2010)                         Jan 19, 2010
                                                                                                                             Complete a
  4-5pm, Girvetz 1112                                          Workshop                                                     pre-application                 Weekends: CLOSED                                                           Email:                            KOREA (Summer & Fall 2010, Year)                                        Jan 21, 2010
                                                              4-5pm, Thtr/Dance 1701                                                                                                                                                                                MEXICO (Summer & Fall 2010, Year)                                       Jan 20, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              NETHERLANDS (Fall 2010 & Year)                                          Jan 14, 2010
Interested in studying abroad in Spring 2011? Attend the info meetings in April. Applications for spring programs will be
in May.                                                                                                                                                EAP Advisors                                                Countries                          Drop-In Advising Schedule               RUSSIA (Fall 2010)                                                      Jan 21, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SINGAPORE (Fall 2010 & Year)                                            Jan 19, 2010
                                                                                                                                                       Sue Berg Arnold                                France - Immersion Programs and                         Mondays: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SOUTH AFRICA (Fall 2010)                                                Jan 21, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                 Language & Culture Program (Bordeaux & Lyon)                   Thursdays: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                       893-5660                                                                                                                               SPAIN (Summer & Fall 2010, Year)                                        Jan 20, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SWEDEN (Summer & Fall 2010, Year)                                       Jan 14, 2010
           How to turn in a successful application                                                                                                     Traceé Cunningham
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Barbados - Canada- Egypt - Ghana
                                                                                                                                                                                                India - Ireland - Israel - South Africa- Turkey- UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mondays: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tuesdays: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TAIWAN (Fall 2010 & Year)                                                Jan 6, 2010
                                                                                                                                                       893-5301                                                                                                                               THAILAND (Fall 2010 & Year)                                             Jan 21, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TURKEY (Fall 2010 & Year)                                               Jan 21, 2010
 1. Research program options & attend info meetings                                                                                                    Kate Musselman                         Denmark - France (Paris programs only) - Germany                 Mondays: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.      UNITED KINGDOM (Immersion Fall 2010 / Year &
                                                                                                                                                                    Hungary - Italy - Netherlands - Russia - Sweden                 Tuesdays: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.       UC London Fall 2010)                                                    Jan 7, 2010
                                                                                                                                                       893-5662                                                                                         Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 2. Submit a mandatory pre-application online -                                                                                                                                                                                                                              UNITED KINGDOM (Sussex Summer 2010)                              Starts Nov 13, 2009-
                                                                                                                                                       Paul Rivas                                            Argentina - Brazil - Chile                         Mondays: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.       *Rolling deadline (see note below)                                      until closed
                                                                                                                                                                                 Costa Rica - Mexico - Spain                         Tuesdays: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.    UNITED KINGDOM (Pembroke Summer 2010)                            Starts Oct 16, 2009-
 3. Start the EAP application online - website given after you submit                                                                                  893-5735                                                                                                                                 *Rolling deadline (see note below)                                      until closed
    the pre-application                                                                                                                                Thursdays: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fridays 9:30-11:30 a.m.     VIETNAM (Fall 2010)                                                     Jan 21, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             * Applicants for programs with rolling or priority deadlines must submit
 4. Turn in hard copies of your EAP application on the appl. due date                                                                                  Emily Tom-Atzberger                              Australia- China - Hong Kong - Japan                  Mondays: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.      complete applications and meet program requirements, or meet with the
                                                                                                                                                                           New Zealand - Singapore - South Korea                   Thursdays: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.     advisor. All deadlines are on first-come, first-served basis.
                                                                                                                                                       893-5661                                              Taiwan - Thailand- Vietnam
                   * Apply for a passport NOW! Do not wait!*

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