Meet with a Peer Advisor

​We look forward to meeting you and helping you learn the initial steps in planning for a successful study abroad experience.  Peer Advisors have walk-in hours in three locations on campus. Check out the hours below for the time and location that works best for you. Once you have met with a Peer Advisor, you can request an appointment with a study abroad advisor by clicking here.


​​ ​ ​Study Abroad Advising
 Office of Study Abroad, Ronan Hall 330
Spring 2014
  Monday ​    ​Tuesday   ​Wednesday  ​Thursday     Friday   
10 - 5
11 - 5
10 - 5 11 - 5 12 - 2
​​ ​ ​Study Abroad Advising
Center for Inclusion and Diversity, Bovee UC 108
Spring 2014
​Monday Tuesday​ Wednesday​ ​Thursday Friday
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Bailey Chamberlain

Majors: Spanish & Anthropology

Studied abroad: Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso

"Studying and traveling for five months in Chile was the biggest, scariest and most rewarding thing I have ever done; I was constantly being pushed out of my comfort zone, and I wouldn’t trade my experience for anything."

Kylie Cusumano

Majors: Elementary Education - Language Arts

Studied abroad: Pre-Student Teaching Study Abroad: Enfield, United Kingdom

“Having the opportunity to teach and observe at a primary school in London, England, was an amazing experience. The staff and students were so excited to have us at their school and they made us all feel so welcome!”

Kelsey Fernandez

Majors: Exercise Science with a Clinical Concentration

Studied abroad: Palazzi, Florence, Italy

“Travelling abroad and studying in Florence, Italy, changed me in ways that no one could ever understand. The people, the culture, the different way of life; they are all aspects that are, and always will be, priceless."

Lauren Hayes

Majors: International Business

Studied abroad: University of Korea

"Studying abroad will teach you more about yourself, your studies, and the world than any of your classes at CMU. It is an awesome adventure that everyone should experience! I studied in South Korea at Korea University and learned so much more than I anticipated."

Andrea Howard

Majors: History

Studied abroad: Anglo American University, Czech Republic 

"My semester in Prague, Czech Republic showed me that amazing things can happen if you step outside of your comfort zone."

Joann Jeplawy

Majors: Biology & Spanish

Studied abroad: Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

"LIVING in a new world full of adventure and opportunities. LOVING new friends, new families, and new places. LAUGHING so much that i have certainly increased my lifespan. ECUADOR: a country that will always hold a place in my heart."

Rachel McDaniel

Majors: Family Studies and Women’s Studies, Minor: History

Studied abroad: Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Denmark & Los Niños de Oaxaca, Mexico

"In only 6 weeks I felt like I could call Copenhagen home -- from the colorful buildings in Ny Havn to the sandy beaches by my host family's home. My favorite memory is standing at the top of the spiral tower on the Church of Our Saviour overlooking the city that stole my heart and changed my life forever."

Shayna Prihoda

Majors: Communications & Anthropology

Studied abroad: CEA Czech Republic

“I learned more, saw more, and experienced more in my two months abroad than I would in an average year. Study abroad was hands down the best experience of my life and can never be replicated or replaced."

Bryan Reatini

Majors: Biology

Studied abroad: Universidad Veritas, Costa Rica

“A piece of me will always live in the Rich Coast, and I will be forever warmed by the people whose smiles shine brighter than the tropical sun. Pura Vida, my friends."

Hannah Schrauben

Majors: Accounting

Studied abroad: The Grand Tour, Italy & France

“I recently returned from my summer in Italy and France, where I took a history course that was faculty-led. I highly recommend study abroad to everyone - it was such a great experience!"

Kaitlyn Schroeder

Majors: Anthropology

Studied abroad: ​Anthropology in Belize & Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

"My time in Belize was amazing! We got to travel around the country seeing so many different places. Each new place we stayed in was vastly different from the last, but no less amazing."

Morgan Singer

Majors: Communications

Studied abroad: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

“Study abroad has given me inspiring new friends and great professional connections. I loved every minute abroad!"

Sean Sutton

Majors: Spanish

Studied abroad: University of Belgrano, Argentina & University of Valencia, Spain

“While I was studying abroad in Valencia, Spain, a classmate invited me to hang out with his friends for the weekend. He told me he wanted to show me the real Spain and I thought to myself, 'This is it. This is why I came here.'"

Haley Tomlinson

Majors: Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, Neuroscience

Studied abroad: University of Limerick, Ireland

“My time spent at the University of Limerick in Ireland was probably the best five months of my life. The beautiful land and the even more beautiful people made it an experience I will never forget.”

Katherine Tulppo

Majors: Neuroscience

Studied abroad: Edge Hill University, United Kingdom

“Four months is all it took for me to make 10 close friends, travel to seven different countries and 13 cities, and gain a million lifetime memories - all as a result of studying abroad at Edge Hill University, England."

Nicholas Varner

Majors: French Language: Professional Concentration & Political Science: International Relations and Comparative Politics

Studied abroad: DIS, Denmark & Montpellier, Fran


“Spending a semester in France taught me a lot about myself as a person, training my self-reliance and preparing me to thrive in foreign settings. It also made me realize how interconnected we are to people of various cultures around the world and that, no matter how different we may seem, we all share similarities that are fundamentally human."

Natilie Williams

Majors: Integrative Public Relations

Studied abroad: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

"My study abroad experience strengthened me overall as woman, student, and professional. I feel more prepared for the next level of my collegiate career and the professional world in general."


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