ESSCA France 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

ESSCA Online Application Available. ESSCA will send instructions directly to student.

Mid-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

ESSCA sends email notification of acceptance to be followed by official acceptance letter by mail to GVSU

April/May

October/November

Apply for Accommodation Online through the ESSCA website

April/May

October

Student applies for student visa with official acceptance letter from ESSCA (visa applications can only be submitted within 90 days of program start date). Visas are only required for students studying longer than 90 days in France. View the France Visa Guide for more information.

June/July

November/December

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

Late August

Mid-December

Travel to France

Late August

Mid-January

Return to US

Late December

Late May

ESSCA sends transcript to GVSU

March

September



Page last modified December 11, 2018