Student Guide to Study Abroad (PDF)

Contact Us


The friendly and welcoming staff members in the International Programs Office at Cascadia College are here to help! Please contact us if you have any questions or if there is anything that we can do to be of assistance. We welcome inquiries in person, via email, mail, phone, and fax

International Programs
Cascadia College
18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011
Phone: (425) 352-8415
Fax: (425) 352-8304
The International Programs Office is located in the lower level of CC1-040.

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm or by appointment.

Meet Cascadia's Study Abroad Coordinator - Lisa Jacobson


Program Dates

Fall 2017
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Barcelona Orientation (Cascadia College, 10am-3pm)


Barcelona Program Begins


Barcelona Program Ends

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Japan Orientation (Green River College, 10am-3pm)


Japan Program Begins


Japan Program Ends

Winter 2018
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December 9

Australia/NZ Orientation (Green River College, 10am-3pm)

January 3

Australia/NZ Program Begins

March 10

Australia/NZ Program Ends

Spring 2018
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December 8

Application due (for those wishing to purchase the group flight)

January 19

Application due (for those wishing to make their own travel arrangements)

March 3

Berlin Orientation at Skagit Valley Community College

March 22

Berlin Program Begins

June 1

Berlin Program Ends

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January 26

Application due


Taiwan Orientation

March 25

Taiwan Program Begins

June 20

Taiwan Program Ends

Link to programs website: Study Abroad in Taiwan


Summer 2018
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May 15

Application due


Morocco Orientation

August 26

Morocco Program Begins

September 16

Morocco Program Ends

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Costa Rica Orientation

August 18

Costa Rica Program Begins

September 16

Costa Rica Program Ends

Fall 2018
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June 27

Application due (for those wishing to purchase the group flight)

July 27

Application due (for those wishing to make their own travel arrangements)


London Orientation

September 22

London Program Begins

December 1

London Program Ends

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Japan Orientation


Japan Program Begins


Japan Program Ends

Winter 2019
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Australia/NZ Orientation


Australia/NZ Program Begins


Australia/NZ Program Ends


Disability Accommodation


If you think that you might need reasonable accommodations for a disability while you are abroad, it is important that you disclose this early in your application process. We can work to accommodate any type of physical, sensory, intellectual, mental health, emotional, or developmental disability.

Resources for students with disabilities:

  • Cascadia Study Abroad Coordinator
  • Cascadia Disability Support Services
  • Mobility International USA (MIUSA) – this is an organization that works to improve the access of people with disabilities to study abroad (




For Faculty


The International Programs Office is committed to helping Cascadia faculty teach abroad. Full-time faculty are encouraged to apply to teach abroad on a WCCCSA program.

  • WCCCSA programs: Each quarter-long WCCCSA program has an instructor from a Washington state community college teach two 5 credit courses. We look for enthusiastic and creative faculty who can adapt their courses to a specific overseas environment
    • Details: Typically WCCCSA covers lodging, local transportation, insurance, and a roundtrip airfare stipend.  You must be a full-time faculty at Cascadia to apply. All faculty applicants must be approved by their home institution. Please note programs run based on minimum enrollment numbers and are not guaranteed to run until after application deadline.
    • Faculty applicants are evaluated on the following criteria:
      1. Relevance of the proposed course to its respective environment
      2. Applicability of proposed courses to general education distribution requirements
      3. Record of college-level teaching excellence with proposed or similar courses
      4. Previous international education experience and student service experiences
      5. Record of collegial cooperation and interdisciplinary instruction
    • Contact Cascadia’s Study Abroad Coordinator for information about upcoming programs and application deadlines.




Application deadline for Spring programs

Gilman Scholarship application opens for Summer and Fall programs


Gilman Scholarship application deadline for Summer and Fall programs


Application deadline for Summer and Pre-Fall programs


Application deadline for Fall programs


Gilman Scholarship application opens for Winter and Spring programs


Application deadline for Winter programs

Gilman Scholarship application opens for Winter and Spring programs


Information sessions


November 15, 2017: 1-2pm (CC1-202)

November 16, 2017: 1-2pm (CC1-102)

January 22, 2018: 3:30-4:30pm(CC1-041)

February 16, 2018: 10-11am (CC1-041)



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