Study Abroad

Study Abroad Overview

The Office of Study Abroad is committed to engaging the campus community in a collective partnership to provide valuable, high-quality and academically-sound study abroad programming that expands opportunities for where, when and how students learn.

Our mission is to ensure that all students at Cal Poly Pomona, irrespective of demographic background, academic discipline, or financial need, actively engage in international study that advances global learning and understanding.

Our Priorities

To strategically leverage study abroad programming as a high-impact educational practice that positively contributes to student success.

To offer study abroad and exchange programming that intentionally aims to produce graduates who are intellectually and internationally engaged citizen-leaders who contribute to the well-being and sustainability of Pomona and the world.

To offer inclusive and accessible study abroad and exchange programming and to remove barriers to access faced by historically underrepresented student populations.

To facilitate programming that engages students meaningfully and respectfully in international communities through international internships, global service-learning, and virtual exchange classrooms.

To enhance study abroad and exchange programming in all disciplines by partnering closely with CPP faculty and staff in developing international study opportunities that extend curriculum integration efforts.

To utilize campus resources and national best practices to effectively and continuously monitor, evaluate and respond to health, safety and security conditions of all programming.

About Study Abroad at CPP

  • Offers high-quality, good value programming connected to university and college strategies, leveraging faculty interests with strategic partners, and building on CPP’s history and culture
  • Offers many study abroad programs, during all semesters including winter and spring breaks, where students can earn credit through every CPP department/college.
  • Offers students a wide range of valuable experiences including international internships, exchanges, and community engagement opportunities around the world
  • Focuses on helping students develop the skill sets highly valued by employers such as flexibility, independence, resourcefulness and self-confidence
  • Supports students through financial concerns through scholarships, financial aid and advising · Cooperates with CPP’s Disability Resource Center to help open opportunities to students facing physical, emotional, or mental challenges
  • Works closely with academic advisers across campus to ensure integration of study abroad into a student's individual degree program
  • Works with students prior to departure and during re-entry to enable them to gain the maximum benefit from their study abroad experience
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College of the Extended University Study Abroad
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Bldg 1-104
Pomona CA 91768
Phone: 909-869-3267
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM