APU Application and Acceptance Timeline

Action

Fall Semester

Winter Semester

Apply to study abroad in OASIS (GVSU application system)

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: FEB. 1

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: SEPT 10

PIC sends Host University application instructions to student

1-2 weeks after Feb. 1 deadline

1-2 weeks after Sept. 10 deadline

Student must complete and return all host application materials to PIC

Late March

Late September

Student attends required PIC pre-departure orientation

Select one session to attend from February to April

Select one session to attend from September to November

APU will send acceptance letters to students. Once students have acceptance and CoE from APU, they can purchase their flight.

May

Mid December/Early January

Student completes and returns all required housing and course registration paperwork to APU

May/June

December/January

Student applies for student visa after receiving official paper copy of acceptance letter from APU

June

January/February

Tuition payment due to GVSU (see regular tuition payment deadline schedule)

Late August

Mid-December

Travel to Japan

Early September

Mid March

Return to US

February

Late July

APU sends transcript to GVSU

May

October