How to apply to a semester program:

If you are interested in applying to an Interterm or Summer Study Tour please contact the academic advisor in your major's department for more specific information.

How to apply to a fall or spring semester program:

  1. Meet with your academic advisor in your major's department for advising.
  2. Apply and submit the application to the program by the appropriate deadline.
Biola Programs Application Deadline
Biola London Application meeting is the fall prior to studying abroad. Check here for more details.
Biola Student Exchange Visit Biola's Students Exchange website for more information.
BestSemester Programs
Fall Semester October 15
Spring Semester March 15
Affiliated Semester Programs Fall Spring
CCSP New Zealand
CCSP Belize
October 15
October 15
March 15
March 15
Biola in Ecuador October 15 March 15
Justice Studies in Honduras October 15 March 15
  1. Complete the Biola application.
    1. Study Abroad & Study USA Application
      This form is only to be used for Fall and Spring semester programs. Completing the form provides the Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement (CCCE) with information needed to send you the appropriate application. Please contact CCCE for more on program information and the application process for the program you are applying to.
    2. Graduation Petition
      To complete your Graduation Petition schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Print off your Degree Audit ( and a Curriculum Chart ( and refer to them as you complete this paperwork.
    3. Submit Study Abroad / Study USA application to the Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement 3 business days prior to application deadline.
  2. The program will send out their acceptance notifications within 3 weeks of the application deadline.
  3. Upon acceptance into the program you will complete all required confirmation materials for the program and confirm with the Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement
  4. Confirm the courses you will be taking with Biola so that the Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement can register you in your classes during the semester you are abroad.
  5. Prior to leaving for your off campus semester program make your 60% down payment to Biola by August 15 for the fall semester and December 15 for the spring semester.
  6. Attend the program and have a life changing semester!
  7. During your semester off campus you will receive instructional emails and reminders from Biola on how to complete your course registration for the upcoming semester.
  8. Upon completion of your semester abroad the program will mail your grades to Biola’s Office of the Registrar. Be advised that your G.P.A. will be impacted by the grades you earn when participating in a Biola approved off campus semester program.