How to Apply
The One-on-One Exchange Program application instructions are as follows:
STEP 1 - Interest Interview
STEP 2 - Application Documents
Fill out the Application Form and submit it to the International Business Programs office along with the required documents as following:
- Two Official Transcripts
- Two Letters of Recommendation from CSB faculty
- Letter of Intent
STEP 3 - Acceptance
If accepted to the program, you will be notified by the International Business Programs office by email with the acceptance letter.
STEP 4 - Apply to the Host University
Contact International Business Programs office to find out how to apply to the host university that you selected and accommodation.
Please note that it is your responsibility to read and fill out the forms that required by the host university or provide any other documents necessary for oversea housing and visa.
*Any Language Courses or Programs are not part of the Exchange Program, it is optional for you to participate or not. Also, all the payments for these programs are your responsibility, not the Exchange Program.*
STEP 5 - Courses Approval
Download the Course Work Approval Form by clicking here. You will have to find the courses you want to take abroad and match their descriptions with the courses offered at Fresno State, and get approval signatures from department chairs or advisors for the courses. To see the list of department chairs or advisors of the Craig School of Business, please click here. After you have all the signatures, submit the form to the International Business Programs office.
STEP 6 - Registration
Download the Registration Payment Approval Form by clicking here.
1. Obtain signature from Registrar office at Joyal Administration Building, Room 106 to register you for 12 units for the semester that you are studying abroad.
2. Pay registration fee at Cashier’s window and obtain the signature.
3. If you have Financial Aid, obtain signature from the Financial Aid office as well.
4. After Obtained all the signatures, submit the form to the International Business Programs office (PB 189).
STEP 7 - Complete Pre-departure Package
Fill out and submit the required documents through the website at International Business Programs-Exchange.
STEP 8 - Health Insurance
All Fresno State students participate at the Exchange programs are required to purchase study abroad insurance. You will need to fill out the request form through the website at International Business Programs-Exchange.
You will be contacted by email for the Insurance Quote and Payment Instructions. You must complete this step before you depart to oversea university.
STEP 9 - Scholarship/ Travel Grant
A. Joy D. Covey Scholarship
Requirement: a. GPA requirement is 3.0 Campus GPA and above; b. Have financial needs.
Please follow the instructions to apply for the scholarship:
1. Complete and submit a general scholarship application by clicking here.
2. Go and do a search for "Covey". Once you see that specific opportunity, you will
have to answer the supplemental questions and then click "apply".
Once you completed the application, print out the confirmation page with your name on it and email Crystal the confirmation page.
B. Travel Grant
Complete the application form at International Business Programs-Exchange.
- Please note that there is no guarantee for the awards of either the scholarship and travel grant.
- You will be notified the result by email.
STEP 10 - Passport
The Passport Place at Fresno State is conveniently located in Continuing and Global Education, Room 140 of the Kremen Education Building (northwest corner of Shaw and Maple Avenues). For more information, please visit: The Passport Place at Fresno State.
For more information about international travel, please click the website: Travel.State.Gov.