The International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP) is a non-profit educational community dedicated to helping students overcome the financial and academic barriers to studying abroad. Northeastern State University has been a member of ISEP since 2015.
NSU is proud to be the only university in Oklahoma that is a member of ISEP.
Following our Step-by-Step Guide, you will get through the process easily!
Learn more about the ISEP Program by contacting the Study Abroad Coordinator, and grab your NSU Study Abroad Pre-Departure Checklist.
- Go to the ISEP website. Click on Find a Program.
- Click on Please select a university. Type in Northeastern State University. Click on the orange arrow button. You will see the programs found for Northeastern State University!
- Fill in your target Semester, Year, Region, Where to, Field of Study, or Language. Leave it blank if you are open to any option.
- Click on More Filters. Check the corresponding box according to your situation. Leave it blank if you are open to any option. For Program, please check ISEP Exchange.
- Click on Apply Filters. Wait while it loads. You will see all available programs that qualify for your selections.
- Check with the University Name, Location, Program Name, Language of Instruction, Program Type, Chance of Placement, Application Deadline, Year, Host Semester and Program Date to decide which program you would like to apply for. You may choose 8-10 institutions when applying. Due to some universities competitive placement, please be sure to note "Chance of Placement" options when applying.
Reach out to the Study Abroad Coordinator to request step-by-step guidelines before starting your application.
Apply for Study Abroad Grant:
Once your ISEP placement status is Placed, Confirmed and Accepted, you may apply for a Study Abroad Grant.
Participant Placement Acceptance Form and Medical Form: Participant Placement Acceptance Form (PPAF) can be generated through your ISEP account. Complete the Medical Form through your ISEP account.
- NSU Study Abroad Pre-Departure Checklist
Complete NSU Study Abroad Pre-Departure Checklist before you leave. Please contact the Study Abroad Coordinator for the checklist.
- Travel Visa
What is a Travel Visa?
Do I need to apply for a Travel Visa? To determine whether you need a visa: Go to Learn About Your Destination Country -> Enter a Country or Area, Click on Go -> See Tourist Visa Required
How to apply for a Travel Visa? If you do need a visa according to the Tourist Visa Required, the Study Abroad Coordinator recommends you search Google for Visa To (Country) to locate your destination country's official embassy website. It takes time to figure out a Visa application process. The Study Abroad Coordinator encourages you to explore it by yourself at first. You will gain more awareness and confidence about your exciting trip abroad! Of course, the Study Abroad Coordinator is always here to help! Please feel free to contact the Study Abroad Coordinator anytime if you have questions.
- Pre-Departure Orientation
The Office of International Programs holds a Pre-Departure Orientation for students who participate in ISEP programs. Pre-Departure orientation is scheduled before students leave.
- Flight Information
Be sure to provide your flight information to the Study Abroad Coordinator before you leave.
- The Study Abroad Coordinator will email you to confirm your safe arrival in the host country.
- Once you settle in, please remember to let us know your Contact Information Abroad!
Most students purchase round trip tickets. If you did not purchase a round trip ticket, please send us your return flight information.
- Get involved with the Office of International Programs and showcase your study abroad experience.
- Upon completion of your courses, have your transcript sent directly to the NSU Office of the Registrar and the NSU Office of International Programs.
Study Abroad Scholarship
Students can apply for a Study Abroad Grant to help with study abroad expenses.