School of Record
Virginia Union University serves as SA4711 School of Record for all SA4711 Study Abroad college programs, starting fall 2017. Virginia Union University is one of the nation’s renowned HBCU’s with highly respected academic programs in many of the fastest-growing academic areas of interest for international study, theology, business and much more. The university is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as by leading academic organizations in many fields of study.
Finacial Aid Resources
Study Abroad 4711 accepts all forms of financial aid. In order to use federal, state or institutional financial aid for a study abroad program, we recommend that you first speak with your home institution’s Financial Aid Office and Study Abroad Office to determine if they will allow you to use your financial aid for SA 4711 programs. Your home university Financial Aid Advisor should be able to guide you through the process of transferring your financial aid for your study abroad experience. If your university is unwilling to assist you with federal financial aid, please contact Study Abroad 4711 for assistance.
Federal Financial Aid
According to the Higher Education Act of 1965, students can use government-issued financial aid for study abroad if they are enrolled in programs that their home university approves. Financial aid can be used to offset costs associated with studying abroad including:
Types of Government Financial Aid
Apply early for a passport, or renew your old one. It should be valid for at least 6 months after you return home, and needs to have two or more blank pages. Otherwise some countries may not let you enter.
Sign up for our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at step.state.gov. You can receive travel and security updates about your destination, and it will help us contact you in an emergency.
Study Abroad for 4711 students, it is mandatory for all students to register for ISIC Travel Insurance.
To sign up please click on the link below.