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Events & Outreach

Each semester, the Global Education Office offers many ways to learn about study abroad across campus, including information sessions, open houses, and information fairs. Scroll down to see what we have coming up!

GEO also sends both student and staff representatives to other organizations’ events to talk about opportunities for study abroad. If you’d like us to come to your event, email us at Please submit your request at least 7 days prior to your event. You can expect a response from us within 3 business days.

If you’d like to meet up with us during our regular office hours, or make an appointment with one of our advisors, check out our Advising page.

All events are virtual during Fall 2020, unless otherwise noted.

BCC Pop Up Advising

Mondays 1-2pm, via Zoom
GEO staff will be hosting weekly advising hours for BCC students throughout the semester.

Financing Your Study Abroad

4 November, noon-1pm CT, via Zoom
Curious how the financial aspects of your study abroad work? Join this info session to learn more about financial aid, budget sheets, and summer scholarships.

Pre-Med Study Abroad Info Session

18 November, 5-6pm CT, via Zoom
Information and Q&A for pre-med students

Past Events

Study Abroad and Immersion

15 October, 5-6pm CT, via Zoom
Learn how you can use study abroad experiences as building blocks for Immersion Vanderbilt.

Study Abroad OverVU

7 October, Noon-1pm CT, via Zoom
Join GEO for this virtual Study Abroad OverVU to learn about the benefits of studying overseas and how study abroad works at VU!

Study Abroad Virtual Fair Preview

Beginning 19 Aug here
Prior to the Study Abroad Virtual Fair going live, you can browse videos that introduce you to GEO's program partners, campus partners, and frequently asked questions about study abroad. Winning photos from GEO's Annual Photo Contest will also be featured.

VUSE Study Abroad Info Sessions

31 Aug, 5pm CDT, via Zoom here
& 1 Sep, 5pm CDT, via Zoom here
Attend these info session to learn about study abroad opportunities for Engineers.

Study Abroad Virtual Fair

2 Sep, 12-3pm CST
Join GEO for a live virtual fair where you can Zoom-chat with study abroad program-partners, GEO advisors, and Vanderbilt campus partners!

Enter live fair here.

Study Abroad and Your Career During COVID-19

6 May, 1pm CST via Zoom
A special session jointly offered by GEO and the Career Center for Spring 2020 study abroad students. We'll discuss how to navigate the unexpected re-entry, ways to reframe and articulate your study abroad stories, and share career resources relevant for COVID-19. Register your attendance on DoreWays.

Watch the Zoom recording here.

International Immersion Showcase

Curious how you can satisfy Immersion while studying abroad? Come to this event to hear study abroad alumni present their international immersion projects and experiences. You will also learn which study abroad programs will help you satisfy Immersion, and get your questions about international immersion answered by staff from OIR.

Study Abroad and Heritage

Part of the "Study Abroad Voices" series, this event will feature a panel of study abroad alumni who explored their own heritage while studying abroad. Come learn how study abroad can help you gain insights to facets of your own identity and heritage.

Pop Up Advising at K. C. Potter Center

Meet your GEO advisor for an in-depth one-on-one advising at the cozy KCPC. No appointments necessary, just stop by!