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How To Apply

Students interested in participating in a UHD study abroad program must submit an online application through the Study Abroad Portal also known as Terra Dotta.

Terra Dotta Portal

NOTE: Students are required to attend a First Step information session before applying for a program. Applications submitted by students who have not fulfilled this requirement will not be considered.

In anticipation of choosing a study abroad program, students should start gathering the information needed to complete the online application:

  • Personal information and contact information. Name and contact information for your emergency contact.
  • Gator email address and phone number where you can be contacted.
  • List of courses/hours you are currently taking. Current cumulative GPA. If you are a transfer student, provide name and GPA from the previous university.
  • Passport, which must be valid for at least six months beyond the end of your program.
  • Name and contact information for your academic advisor.

Start Your Application in Terra Dotta

  1. First-time users must create an account.
  2. Explore program options and review program-specific information. Take note of the courses offered, cost, and eligibility. This applies to faculty-led, exchange, and affiliated provider programs.
  3. Click the “Apply Now” button available on any program brochure page.
  4. Take note of application deadlines and complete the list of requirements.
  5. Upload additional application forms.

Applies to faculty-led, exchange, and affiliated provider programs:

  • UHD Travel Award Application and Essay.

Applies to exchange and affiliated provider programs only:

  • Approved and signed Course Approval Form (required academic form).
  • Signed Consortium Agreement Form (required financial aid form).