Global Education: Incoming Students Checklist

Global Education: Incoming Students Checklist

Why Bloomsburg?

It has a great reputation, located within driving distance of New York City and Washington, D.C., along with numerous opportunities to meet other students on campus.

BU's global education offers students an unique perspective in how contemporary people live and interact in an increasingly globalized world through a variety of programs, which include exchange programs and faculty-led study abroad programs.

Through these programs students are given the opportunity to reflect and share their own point of view and role within a global, interconnected society, as well as understand and discuss complex relationships of common social, ecological, political and economic issues.


  • Valid passport β€” Be sure that your passport does not expire while studying abroad.
  • U.S. Embassy β€” Make an appoint to obtain a DS-2019 (Student Visa.) If you are a US Green Card holder contact your home Global Exchange Office to determine your eligibility to participate in Global Exchange Program
  • Fill out required student health forms (Student Health Center)
  • Submit immunization records in English
  • Travel Information β€” Travel and safety information, packing lists, and important pre-departure information.
  • Apply for housing
  • Book flight
  • Confirm airport pick up with Bloomsburg University Global Education Office
  • Attend orientation
  • Visit global education office within the 1st week to file paper work