Tompkins Cortland Community College

Catalog 2017-18

Study Abroad

We Offer Faculty Led Trips

Tompkins Cortland Community College sponsors short term programs in several different countries. New programs are always in the works.

Colombia Study AbroadWhy Study Abroad?

Study abroad makes students better leaders and more employable global citizens, looks extraordinary on your resume, and can change the way you think about the world.


If you are interested in any of these programs, contact the Coordinator of Study Abroad Programs, in the Office of Global Initiatives at 607.844.8222, Ext. 4383, Room 230 for more information and to apply. Interested students should also speak to the faculty trip leader to learn about the program.

Study Abroad Open House

Study Abroad Open House

Why Attend This Open House?

Find out details about all available programs, meet faculty trip leaders and returned students, get information on how to apply and possible funding sources and scholarships.

Why Study Abroad?

Study abroad makes people better leaders and more hirable employees, looks great on your resume, and builds confidence and lasting friendships. It will change the way you think.

Take advantage of this unique benefit of attending Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Opportunities Available Through SUNY Cortland

Tompkins Cortland Community College can also participate in any of SUNY Cortland’s more than 30 study abroad programs on six continents. For more information on the new opportunities, visit the SUNY Cortland study abroad website.

Information Sessions

Find out the essentials on each trip and what you need to do to make the chance to study abroad a reality.

Ireland study abroadGet Started

  • Meet with your Academic Advisor early to talk about where study abroad fits best in your academic program
  • Meet with a Faculty Trip Leader to get course details and learn more about the process
  • Make an appointment with a representative from Financial Aid, room 101 as soon as you can
  • Apply for your passport (it takes several months)
  • Register for the appropriate course (In November for Spring, in April for Fall)
  • Begin to save your money! Apply for a Scholarship!
  • Submit all pre-departure documents ON TIME and
  • Attend mandatory Pre-Departure Orientations

NOTE: We may be able to provide information or make recommendations if you are interested in studying overseas in a particular country where the College does not presently offer a program.