Lynn University
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How to Apply

Students intending to participate in a Lynn University-Approved Program for the semester or summer or a Lynn Faculty-Led Program are REQUIRED to fill out the Lynn Program Application.

To complete the application you must have an online account with the CLA and be logged in. Click here to Create Account. Once you have created an account and selected the program that meets your academic needs you can proceed with your online application.


Online Application

I. Click on the "Apply" link on the right-hand side of the program list, as shown below by the red box.
 
 
 

II. After you click “Apply” you will be directed to the My Applications page. Here you will find the "Application Form (0/4)" link in the Online Forms column, as shown below by the red box.
 
 
III. By clicking on "Application Form (0/4)" link you will be directed to the Forms page for the selected program. Each of the four items listed on this page must be completed in order for your application to be reviewed. Instructions on how to complete each item are included below.
 

NOTE: You can leave the site and go back as many times as you need. Once you log in you will be directed to your My Application page. There is no limit to the number of programs you can apply to.


Instructions for Completing Forms

Form 1 – Lynn Program Application
Once you click on the Lynn Program Application link you will be directed to answer questions about yourself. Please verify that the information that has been automatically filled in is correct and answer all other questions completely.

Form 2 – Academic Advisor Course Pre-Approval 
Prior to any off-campus program you are required to obtain pre-approval for all course(s) from your Academic Advisor. Complete the following steps for the program you have selected.
 
Semester or Summer Lynn-Approved Program
In order to complete the Academic Advisor Course Pre-Approval, you must first print out the CLA Course Pre-Approval Form and obtain all necessary authorization signatures.
 
1. Select 7-8 courses  for the semester and 2-6 for the summer from the Program Provider's website. Once you have chosen your courses please email your list to the CLA.

2. The CLA will put your Course Pre-Approval form together so you can schedule a meeting with your Academic Advisor. Bring the description and/or syllabus for each course you have selected that the CLA provided you.

3. With your Academic Advisor discuss what classes you will take while abroad and determine the Lynn course equivalents. Be sure to select at least two alternative courses. Once abroad, previously selected courses may be cancelled due to low enrollment and should be substituted with an approved alternative course. If you enroll in a course that has not received pre-approval, it is your responsibility to contact your Academic Advisor and the CLA to authorize the change.

4. Complete the CLA Course Pre-Approval From with your Academic Advisor and obtain the necessary authorization signatures. Submit the completed and signed form to the CLA.
 
5. Once complete, scan and upload the Academic Advisor Course Pre-Approval form to your student profile on the CLA website or submit a hard copy to the CLA.
 
Lynn University Faculty-Led Program
Once you click on the Academic Advisor Course Pre-Approval link you will be directed to a page that will ask you to "Please include a college professor as an academic reference who is familiar with your academic performance." You will enter your Academic Advisor's information in the columns below and click "Save." Before the Academic Advisor Pre-Course Approval can be completed you must meet with your Academic Advisor regarding the course(s) you plan to take.

1. Schedule a meeting with your Academic Advisor. Bring the description and/or syllabus for the faculty-led course you have selected.
 
2. Confirm with your Academic Advisor that you are approved to participate on the faculty-led program.
 
3. Verify that the Academic Advisor Course Pre-Approval is completed on your Forms page.

Form 3 – Program Deposit Verification (Semester or J-term)
1. In order to complete the Program Deposit Verification, you must first submit a $500 non-refundable deposit to Student Financial Services (SFS). This deposit is not an additional fee and will be applied to the program cost once you are accepted.
 
2. Once you have submitted your program deposit, you will print the Program Deposit Verification form from your CLA account. You will complete the student and program information on the form and submit this form to a Student Accounts Representative for approval.
 
3. Once complete, scan and upload the approved verification form to your student profile on the CLA website or submit a hard copy to the CLA.
 
NOTE: Students with an outstanding balance must clear their SFS account before submitting a deposit for any off-campus program.
 
Financial Aid and Scholarship Students
If you are receiving financial aid and/or a scholarship you will be required to make an appointment with your Financial Aid Advisor in order to determine the availability of financial aid or scholarship funds for the selected off-campus program.
 Form 3 – Summer Administrative Fee Verification (Summer)
1. In order to complete the Summer Administrative Fee Verification, you must first submit a $250 non-refundable deposit to Student Financial Services (SFS). This fee covers the Center for Learning Abroad's pre-program advising, academic approval process and required authorization with the study abroad provider.

2. Once you have submitted the administrative fee, you will print the Summer Administrative Fee Verification form from your CLA account. You will complete the student and program information on the form and submit this form to a Student Accounts Representative for approval.
 
3. Once complete, scan and upload the approved verification form to your student profile on the CLA website or submit a hard copy to the CLA.
 
NOTE: Students with an outstanding balance must clear their SFS account before submitting a deposit for any off-campus program.
Form 4 – Student Affairs Verification
1. Send a notification to the Case Manager by clicking on the Student Affairs Verification link. The Case Manager will review your Student Life record and clear you to participate on the selected off-campus program.
 
2. Verify that the Student Affairs Verification is completed on your Forms page.
Deadlines

 

Deadlines

Student must pay special attention to the application deadlines for the selected off-campus program to which they are applying.
Semester Lynn-Approved Programs:
Lynn-Approved Programs (semester or year-long) require students to complete all of the online forms mentioned above as part of the Lynn Program Application. In addition to these online forms, students will also complete the application and enrolment materials required by the study abroad provider.
 
The deadlines to submit the Lynn Program Application forms for semester programs are:

Fall Semester Programs - MARCH 1
Spring Semester Programs - OCTOBER 1
 
Lynn University Faculty-Led Programs:
Faculty-Led Programs require students to complete all of the online forms mentioned above as part of the Lynn Program Application. In addition to these online forms, students will also complete the enrolment materials provided by the CLA.
 
The deadlines to submit the Lynn Program Application forms for faculty-led programs vary according to program can be found on the specific program information page, as shown below by the red box.

 


Program Acceptance

After successfully completing the four online forms mentioned above, students will be notified via email by the CLA that they have been accepted by Lynn University to participate on the selected off-campus program. Instruction regarding the next steps in the enrollment process will be provided in the acceptance email. Students are encouraged to pay special attention to program deadlines and complete all required documentation as soon as possible.
 
 
 
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