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Off-Campus Study

Off Campus Studies has moved! We are now located in APEX (Gault Library - lower level).

travel alert: 10/15/14

The College of Wooster and Off-Campus Studies are monitoring the spread of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).  The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert to Liberia.  The College of Wooster does not currently have students in this region, however we have students on sponsored programs in Ghana and South Africa.  We will continue to monitor the Center for Disease Control (CDC)  and World Health Organization (WHO) regarding the global alert and response to EVD worldwide.


Complete the application for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 off campus study. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2015 by midnight (EST).

OCS Application Workshops

Global Envoys will help you through the application system (bring your laptop). All workshops take place in the APEX Common Area during OCS 101.

  • Monday: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Thursday: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Walk-In Wednesdays in APEX

  • Wednesday: 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

If you have any questions about the application process, please email OCS or stop by the OCS 101 sessions where a Global Envoy will be able to help you with your application.

Considering Off-Campus Study?

Attend an informal OCS 101 Session

OCS 101 sessions occur every Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. in Babcock Lounge. You may attend at any time - no prior registration is necessary.

Talk with your academic advisor

Talk with your academic advisor about off-campus study, and how it will fit into your educational plan.

Research programs

  • Think about your goals for off-campus study.
  • Reach out to friends, returnees, professors, the OCS office, etc.
  • Contact a Global Envoy for one-on-one advising appointments.
  • Attend OCS Events.
  • Review endorsed program websites.

Come talk to us

If you have questions, stop by to talk with Kate Patch, Director of Off Campus Studies in 103 Babcock Hall. Office hours for Spring 2014 are Mondays and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (no appointments needed during these times, feel free to drop in). If you have class or another campus event, please email Kate to schedule a meeting.