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To ensure that you get answers to all of your study abroad questions, we recommend that you complete the following steps before applying to any ASU study abroad program.

STEP 1: Attend Study Abroad 101
Attend Study Abroad 101 session to learn the basics about studying abroad through ASU.

STEP 2: Meet with a Peer Advisor
Learn about the study abroad experience from someone who has lived it! Peer Advisors (previous study abroad participants) are available by appointment Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. to answer your questions and help you narrow down your program options. You may also reach the Peer Advisors at or Live Chat right here on our website during normal business hours.

Schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor

STEP 3: Make an Appointment with an International Coordinator
After you have attended Study Abroad 101, met with a Peer Advisor and narrowed down your program options to two to three, check who the International Coordinator is for your program(s) by looking at the program brochure page. The ASU Study Abroad Office offers advising appointments in-person, phone or Skype. To schedule an appointment, please click on the International Coordinator's name below and fill out the "Request Appointment or Information" form. Please indicate in the message whether you would like your appointment to be in-person, via phone or via Skype and please indicate your phone number and/or Skype ID.

Tempe Campus Appointments

Partnership & Exchange Program International Coordinators

**Contact these staff members about select summer, semester and year-long programs:

International CoordinatorRegions and Countries
Shira Burns

Barcelona, Spain; Denmark; Semester at Sea; Sweden

Interim contact for India, Israel, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam

Barbara Young

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, CIEE Multiple Destinations, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Spain (except Barcelona), Turks & Caicos

Interim contact for Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and Taiwan

Maggie Flynn

Canada, Ghana, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, United Kingdom

Incoming exchange students from the United Kingdom and Ireland, and interim contact for the Americas and Asia

Paula Balzer

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Macedonia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Switzerland

Incoming exchange students from mainland Europe and interim contact for Australia and New Zealand

Abby Dalpra

Currently on leave. See above coordinators for interim coverage.

Faculty-Directed Program International Coordinators

**Contact these staff members about summer programs led by ASU faculty members:

International CoordinatorAppointments
Mandy NydeggerTuesdays: 8-10 a.m., Wednesdays: 1-3 p.m.
Natalie Coveyduck
Wednesdays 2 - 4 p.m., Thursdays, 9 - 11 a.m.
Jessica PearceMondays 2 - 4 p.m., Wednesdays 9 - 11 a.m.
Celeste Yarlagadda
Mondays: 2-4 p.m.; Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Caroline ZeiherMondays 3-5 p.m., Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Global Intensive Experience International Coordinators

**Contact this staff member about 7-12 day programs during academic breaks led by ASU faculty members:

International CoordinatorAppointments
Kim McGoldrickMondays 2-4 p.m.; Tuesdays 8-10 a.m.

Appointments are available at other times upon request. Please email International Coordinators directly to request an appointment outside their regular hours.


Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, West and Online Campus Appointments

Study Abroad advising on Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic and West campuses has been CANCELED for the remaining Spring 2020 semester.  Please visit this page for more information on virtual advising. 

Study Abroad Office staff will be available for questions and walk-in advising on the Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic and West campuses at least twice a month during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Study Abroad Office staff are always available via email, Zoom or phone for Online students to discuss study abroad programs.

CampusDays, Times and Locations 
Downtown Phoenix

CANCELED: Every Thursday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Taylor Mall

Spring 2020 Dates:

  • January 30
  • February 6, 13, 20, 27
  • March 5, 19, 26
  • April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

CANCELED: Every other Tuesday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Student Union

Spring 2020 Dates:

  • February 4, 18
  • March 3, 24
  • April 7, 21

CANCELED: Every other Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Sands Breezeway

Spring 2020 Dates:

  • January 28
  • February 11, 25
  • March 17, 31
  • April 14, 28

Available by appointment via Zoom, phone or email - contact the International Coordinator via the links listed above. Otherwise, email or Live Chat with us right here on the website during normal business hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. MST.

Online Study Abroad 101: Every Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. MST. These are held via Zoom. Join via Zoom from any device.