METU 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

METU application materials due to PIC

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

METU will send an email acceptance to students. Once students have acceptance from METU, they can purchase flight.

June

November

Apply for housing online after receiving instructions from METU

June

November

Student applies for student visa once official acceptance letter is received by mail

July

December

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

Late August

Mid-December

Travel to Turkey 

Late September

Early February

Return to US

Late January

Mid June

METU sends transcript to GVSU

Late February

July