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LU Abroad - Getting Started & Advising

LU Send Abroad provides experiences through Study Abroad and International Internship programs that unequivocally impact the lives of Liberty students.
LU Send Abroad desires for students to go, and be holistically changed in ways that further prepares them to be intentional champions for Christ.

 
 
Program Opportunities
LU Send Abroad Signature Program: This unique opportunity allows students to use their Liberty scholarships and take special Liberty courses while studying or interning abroad for a semester or summer. These programs are Christian programs designed to provide students a space to continue maturing in their faith through Christian community, service and academics through a biblical worldview. Signature Programs has been designed to provide students a space to dive deeper into their host culture through academics, cultural engagement via internships, exploration, and service.

LU Send Abroad Custom Programs: These popular programs provide incredible opportunities to study and intern abroad. LU Send has partnered with numerous organizations and universities across the globe, giving students a plethora of program options. These programs are diverse in location, academic focus, service opportunities and, internship programs allowing for a sense of customization. Custom Programs provide:
  1. Opportunities to take courses at host universities and study centers.
  2. Opportunities to add an Internship to their study abroad experience.
  3. Opportunities to participate exclusively in summer internships.
LU Send Abroad Independent Internships: These opportunities provide tangible ways to gain hands on professional experience in cross culturally rich environments. Students will work alongside and learn from specialists within their field of study. These programs are exclusively for students looking for internship opportunities.
 
LU Send Abroad - Advising 101
Begin your Advising process by signing up for the 101 session. This advising session is an online group web meeting. You will learn about the overall details of what study abroad and international internships looks like with Liberty University.

Ready to get started? Please register for the LU Send Abroad – Advising 101 Session using the link provided: LU Send Abroad – Advising 101 Sessions

Online Advising 101 Sessions:
  • Monday: 9:30am-10:30am - JFL Library 280C
  • Tuesday: 2:30pm – 3:30pm- JFL Library 280C
  • Thursday: 9:30am – 10:30am- JFL Library 280C

Please Note:
Sessions are reoccurring every week on the same day and at the same time from September 3rd – November 14th.
Please Note:
If you are unable to attend the live web session. We ask that you email lusendabroad@liberty.edu to be provided a session recording.
Please Note:
The Advising 101 group session is mandatory for all students looking to participate in the LU Send Abroad program.
 
LU Send Abroad – Advising 201
This group session will cover: application processes, course registration, financial aid, payments and planning & preparation. This session will provide students with time to ask specific questions about their program.

Please be sure you have completed Advising 101 before registering for Advising 201

Advising 201 Session Locations & Time:
  • Tuesday 9:00am – 10:00am – LU Send Conference Room - Green Hall 2510
  • Wednesday 2:30pm – 3:30pm – LU Send Conference Room - Green Hall 2510
  • Thursday 2:30pm – 3:30pm – LU Send Conference Room - Green Hall 2510

Please Note: Advising 201 is mandatory for all Study Abroad & International Internship Students
Please Note: If you are an online student unable to attend the sessions on campus please email lusendabroad@liberty.edu to receive instructions on how to access the sessions via Microsoft Teams Video Conference.
 
LU Send Abroad - Advising 301
This group session is an interactive advising session for all students who have taken the next steps in their journey aroad. Students in this advising session have completed their program selection form and have begun their Study Abroad & International Internship application process. These sessions aim to develop the whole student in their preparation to go abroad.

Please see below for the advising details to register:

Responsible Traveler:
Monday October 14th
4:00pm - 5:00pm Jerry Fallwell Library JFL, 380 Scholars Lounge

Faith & Spirituality:
Monday October 28th
4:00pm - 5:00pm Jerry Fallwell Library JFL, 380 Scholars Lounge

Leverage Your Study Abroad Experience:
Monday November 11th
4:00pm - 5:00pm Jerry Falwell Library JFL, 380 Scholars Lounge

Please Note: Students are required to attend at least one Advising 301 session
Please Note: Students can only attend Advising 301 sessions after submitting a Program Selection Form
 
LU Send Abroad - Advising 401
Welcome to the Pre-Departure Training. You have completed all LU Send Application requirements and have been approved to Study and/or Intern abroad next semester. This training is for you! Several departments are coming together to continue helping you prepare and for your journey abroad. During this training you will learn about Cultural Intelligence, Culture Shock, Travel Safety and much more. We hope this event also allows you space to connect with your peers who will also be travelling around the world. Please see below for event details:

LU Send Abroad Pre-Departure Meeting:
Saturday November 16th
9:00am - 5:00pm RM 3000, School of Business

Please Note: All students are required to attend this training.
Please contact lusendabroad@liberty.edu if you are unable to attend for extenuating circumstances; we will review for excused absences on a case by case basis.