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Step 5: Apply Online

Applications are opened well in advance of the below deadlines, and exceptions will not be made for missing them. Plan ahead and apply early to ensure your best chance of acceptance into your first choice program!

Spring Break and Maymester 2024: Faculty-led Programs

Applications Open

August 30, 2023

Applications Due

October 26, 2023

Spring 2024: Exchange Partner and Third-party Provider Programs

Applications open

June 1, 2023

Applications due

October 15, 2023

Summer, Fall and Academic Year 2024: Exchange Partner and Third-party Provider Programs

Applications open

November 14, 2023

Applications due

March 15, 2024

International Internship Programs

The University is adjusting the processes for applying to International Internships.  As such, a pause will take place in application processing until early October 2023 when new processes and timelines for applications will be announced. 

How to Apply Online

All interested students must submit an online CCU Education Abroad application by the appropriate deadline. If your program requires submission of paper documents, CCU staff will provide detailed instructions.

For online application instructions, visit NOTE: some application materials require staff review. These materials are marked as complete by staff within three to five business days, so please allow time for these material reviews before contacting staff with concerns. For example, staff check each passport scan individually to ensure they uploaded correctly.

Students already accepted into a program who wish to extend for an extra semester may need to submit another application. Email for information about next steps.


Your privacy is very important to Coastal Carolina University. By clicking Okay, you will be directed to the CCU Education Abroad Terra Dotta website, where information will be requested as part of your online application. Terra Dotta is an external service provider under contract with Coastal Carolina University to support our programs. At any time, if you wish to remove permission for us to use this contact information, please contact Coastal Carolina University's Data Protection Officer at or +1(843)349-2084. You are also welcome to review the University's Data Privacy policy by visiting For other questions related to your CCU Education Abroad application, please contact the Center for Global Engagement by emailing, calling 843-349-2213, or visiting us in the Lib Jackson Student Union (Room A-109).