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Getting Started

Apply for Passport

It will take between four and eight weeks for your passport application to be processed. Apply early! Go online to for more information about passports, including how and where to apply or click Passport Process here. You may also contact either of the following for information on applying for a passport: 

  • Montgomery County Clerk's Office, 350 Pageant lane, Clarksville, TN 37040, (931) 648-5711, then press option 5;
  • Clarksville's Main Post Office, 2031 Wilma Rudolph Blvd., Clarksville, TN 37040, (931) 905-0927.

Choose the program that is right for you

  • Research study-abroad and exchange programs that fit your interests and academic goals under the "programs" link to your left.
  • Attend APSU’s Study Abroad Fair during the fall semester and Study-Abroad 101 information sessions during both fall and spring semesters. (The Study-Abroad Fair is an expo-type event and Study-Abroad 101 is a forum.)  You will find out about study abroad in general at these events.

Consider the coursework

Discuss the courses you will take abroad with your academic advisor and the program coordinator for the program in which you are interested.

Figure out the finances

Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. If you plan on using financial aid you need to call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with a study abroad counselor -Cathy Naef or Jennifer Ellis. Additional scholarships and travel grants are available. Click here to  view  more information on scholarships.

Meet the program coordinator

The coordinator can provide information about the application process, payment deadline dates and more. Program coordinators are listed under each program. If you need help, call the Office of International Education at (931) 221-6851.

Research the country

Go online to find out more about the country or countries where you will study at

Click here to start an application now!