Study Away

Step 1: Acceptance, Pre-departure Forms, Fee Payment and Refund Policy, Deposit, and Passport Application


Please make sure to  fill out the following forms within two weeks of your acceptance into the program:

The summer will be here before you know it!  Before we can consider you for scholarships that you applied for through Study Away, we must get the attached completed form from you.  This form will allow Student Financial Services to give us information about your financial need when we are considering awards.
Please complete and submit this form to Study Away by Monday, March 25nd and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Pre-Departure Manual

Please thoroughly read through the South Africa Pre-Departure Manual (below). In it you will find information regarding finances, medical matters, housing, packing tips, internships and more. Please share this document with your parents:

Carefully read and share with your parents the following documents:


To retain your spot in the Summer 2013 South Africa program, please submit a non-refundable $500 deposit within two weeks of receiving your acceptance letter.  Make your check or money order payable to “Temple University” and submit it in care of the Study Away Director, Room 6 Annenberg Hall, Temple University, 2020 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19122.  Be sure that your name and TU ID are on the check.  This deposit is non-refundable.

Passport Application

Apply now for your passport or renewal if your current passport has expired or has less than six months remaining.  Passport applications are taken by the State Department Passport Agency in your locale and also many U.S. Post Offices and Clerks of Court. You should obtain information describing the procedure for applying for a passport by visiting the website for the State Department ( The toll-free number for the National Passport Information Center is 1 (877) 487-2778. To find the nearest location to apply for a passport, please visit this website:  To find the nearest location to apply for a passport, please visit this website: