Universidad del Bio Bio Application and Acceptance Timeline


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 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

Students should apply for an FBI background check – this will be valid for 4 months. Students must apply for their student visa prior to the FBI background check expiration.

Consult the Chile Visa Guidelines for more information

Consult the Chile Visa Guidelines for more information

UBB will send acceptance letters to GVSU. Once students have acceptance from UBB, they can purchase their flight and apply for their student visa.


Early January

Student applies for student visa with official acceptance letter from UBB (visa application can only be submitted within 90 days of program start date). View the Chile Visa Guidelines for more information.



Homestay placements are sent to students

Early July

Early February

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

Late August


Travel to Chile

End of July or Early August

End of February or Early March

Return to US



UBB sends transcript to GVSU



Page last modified June 11, 2019