Information for Study Away Parents

The maturity, confidence, and skills that your child will gain from his/her experience will far outweigh your initial uneasiness. This guide aims to familiarize you with the study away process, and will help prepare you to support and encourage your student before, during, and after this important adventure.

  • We work extensively with all students to help them arrange the details of their experience abroad.
  • It is essential that you communicate with your students about their study away plans. 
  • Your students are also responsible for making sure their study away preparations are in order. 

Parent Resources

FAQs for Parents of Students Considering Studying Away

Important Questions to Ask your Student who is Considering Studying Away

Eligibility Requirements to Study Away

Financial Aid and Scholarship Information

Health and Safety Information

Study Away Student Health Insurance

Filing taxes for the American Opportunity Credit and Study Away

We encourage you to speak with your students about questions you may have, and to review the resources provided on our website. If you still have questions, we invite you to contact us via email at studyaway@missouristate.edu, or by phone at 417-836-6368.