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.
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Our Peer Advisors
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."
Majors: Elementary Education - Language Arts
abroad: Pre-Student Teaching Study Abroad: Enfield, United Kingdom
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
Majors: Exercise Science with a Clinical Concentration
abroad: Palazzi, Florence, Italy
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."
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."
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."
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."
Family Studies and Women’s Studies, Minor: History
abroad: Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Denmark & Los Niños
de Oaxaca, Mexico
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."
Communications & Anthropology
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."
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."
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!"
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."
abroad: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
“Study abroad has given me inspiring new friends and great professional connections. I loved every minute abroad!"
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.'"
Majors: Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, Neuroscience
abroad: University of Limerick, Ireland
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.”
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."
Majors: French Language: Professional Concentration & Political Science: International Relations and Comparative Politics
abroad: DIS, Denmark & Montpellier, France
“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."
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."