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Study Abroad Application

To study abroad, students must complete:

  1. TCNJ Study Abroad Application (click on the link to go to our online application system, and then find your program page) AND
  2. Application of their program choice (e.g. ISA, CIEE).

TCNJ is now using a new study abroad office management software and there may be some glitches in the system – please report any difficulties you may have to  At this time, your application must be submitted to us using our online system. Our paper application is only available to provide you with guidance as to what students need to do to complete the process.  

TCNJ Faculty-Led Courses

Please go to your program homepage and hit Apply Now to apply for any Faculty-Led Programs. You only need to submit this application and the $150 application fee to Student Accounts (please bring the receipt to Green Hall 111) No other forms or documents are required! Do not follow the other instructions on this page.


All materials must be received in Green Hall 111 by the TCNJ deadline dates listed below, regardless of the specific program/school’s deadline, for a student to receive full consideration.

  • Spring Semester 2016: September 25, 2015
  • Winter Session 2016: October 1, 2015
  • Faculty-Led Programs – Maymester and Summer Session 2015: December 15, 2015
  • Summer/Fall Semester 2016: February 25, 2016


Application Process

We must first review, approve, and process your application in our office before your application materials can be forwarded to your program provider/host school.  To ensure that your application reaches your host institution in a timely manner, do not wait until the last minute to submit your application.

The TCNJ deadline is the latest date you can submit your application materials to ensure full consideration of your candidacy for study abroad, and we encourage ALL students to submit their materials well before the deadline! STEP-BY-STEP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE

Application Fee

  • Pay $425 TCNJ application fee in Student Accounts (Green Hall 119) by cash or check (make check payable to: The College of New Jersey).
  • Bring the receipt to our office, Green Hall 111; we will only accept the receipt from Student Accounts. 

Important notes:

  • This is a one-time fee; and can be applied to as many programs as you’d like to go on; or can be transferred to a different program if you choose to change programs
  • This $425 fee is non-refundable
  • Application fees paid to program sponsors are in addition to this application fee paid to TCNJ.
  • Students who submit applications after the deadline will need to pay an additional $50 late application fee and their applications will only be considered if there is space available in the program.


Go to the TCNJ Study Abroad Application online, find your program in the directory, then click on the application button and follow directions.   

Academic Evaluation


  • Download and print the Academic Evaluation Form (this form details the courses you intend to take overseas and makes sure your courses will count at TCNJ).
  • Print out a list of titles and descriptions for the overseas courses that you believe will count towards your TCNJ degree requirements.
  • Bring course information to and get signed approvals from faculty department chairs for major/minor courses and from an Academic Evaluator in the Office of Records and Registration for electives and for liberal learning requirements.
  • Sign the bottom of the form (not signing the form may delay your consideration in going abroad).
  • Submit this form in a hard paper copy to the Center for Global Engagement, Green Hall 111.

Program Application Forms

DOWNLOAD PROGRAM APPLICATION FORMS Many study abroad programs require their own application to be completed. This application will likely be online as well. Please access your program via our online program directory, check its website, and determine what you will need to complete the program-specific application. You must submit these applications as part of the TCNJ application.



  • Log onto PAWS, go to “Academic Records” and click on “Request Official Transcript” and have it sent (there is no fee) directly to Green Hall 111. Do not volunteer to pick up the transcript yourself or have it sent to your home.
  • For transfer students only: In addition to your TCNJ transcript, please also request transcripts from all previous institutions you have attended. Have these transcripts sent to Green Hall 111.

Medical Exam

 DOWNLOAD TCNJ MEDICAL CLEARANCE FORM This form needs to be filled out by your personal physician or by a practitioner at TCNJ Health Services. TCNJ Health Services will provide a physical for a small fee. This form must be completed and page 3 submitted to the CGE by the application deadline. You may need to schedule this appointment at least 2 months in advance. To make an appointment at TCNJ Health Services, first be sure to have chosen your study abroad destination. Student Health Services Eickhoff Hall, Rm 107 P) 609.771.2889 F) 609.637.5131 E)

Other Health Forms


  • Submit the ISA health forms in addition to the TCNJ Medical Clearance Form.
  • Bring both sets of forms with you to your medical appointment.
  • Note: If using TCNJ Health Services, contact for an additional form that Health Services requires.

Program Cost Sheet

Program Cost Sheet (if you receive Financial Aid/Scholarships) *Note: the program cost sheet is not something you need to submit to CGE as part of your application. This step is if you want to learn how you’ll meet the costs of the program you’ve applied to. Program cost sheets and the estimated additional costs such as books and personal expenses are online in the Program Directory. Please note that cost sheets are available for all but a few programs.

Financial Aid

For Financial Aid information, please visit the TCNJ Financial Aid website for Study Abroad.

Withdrawal or Cancellation

Note: In the unfortunate event that you may need to withdraw your application or cancel from the program, please visit our policy.