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Santa Clara University



The application process is a two-step process:

  1. Applicants must submit the SCU application to the Study Abroad Office via the Study Abroad Portal
  2. After students are nominated by SCU they are responsible for submitting a program specific application and all supporting documents directly to their proposed program by the program deadline. Deadlines will vary.

Fall 2020, Summer 2020, Winter 2021, Spring 2021: January 6, 2020 11:59 pm PST

Important Information about deadlines:

  • Deadlines are final. Extensions will not be granted for class, work, travel or event conflict or student error. Please plan ahead.
  • Applications must be complete at the time of submission or they will not be reviewed. 
  • Some students, while using the Safari browser, have reported issues in trying to save/submit their applications.  We recommend you fill out and submit your application using another browser (Firefox, Chrome, IE). 

Application Resources

Academic Planning Form

Essay Grading Rubric