A study away experience with an institution that is not recognized as a UIS affiliate.


A Study Away experience with an institution that is not classified as a UIS affiliate.

  • Tuition/Fees: Host Institution (UIS tuition/fees will be waived).
  • Curriculum created by host university.
  • Students study with other university students.
  • Financial Aid may apply but Federal Aid is unavailable.
  • Travel scholarships available based on student’s eligibility.
  • Travel Arrangements: Student’s responsibility.
  • Learn more about the UIS Non-Affiliate Independent Experiences.


  • Find a study abroad program that best matches your academic and travel interests.
  • Endless opportunities - go anywhere!

Related Course(s)

Requirements/ Prerequisites

  • UIS student in good academic standing.
  • Host university’s requirements as applicable.
  • Out of pocket travel, living, & accommodation expenses.

Finding Opportunities

  • Independent student search.
  • Request OEL personalized assistance to search/locate study away location beyond what’s currently offered.

How to apply/ register

  • Complete affiliate applications/forms required by host university as applicable.
  • Meet with SAP director.
  • Complete SAP application by deadline.
  • Submit all required documents.