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Participate in Exchange Programme

Exchange programme is an agreement between UWI and another university that allows students from both universities to complete part of their programmes at the other university.  Click here to view list of participating universities.  In most cases students pay the fees charged by their own university.  For details on the programme, visit the website of the Admissions and International Office.

  • Students are allowed to participate for a maximum of two semesters.  This shall not include the final semester of full time study.
  • Students must have the courses they intend to do at the overseas university assessed for equivalence by the relevant Department at Mona before proceeding to study abroad.
  • The grade recorded for each course completed in the exchange programme will depend on the grade awarded at the partnering university and the equivalencies established by the Mona Academic Board.
  • Students must be enrolled as full time and completed one academic year at UWI Mona and have attained at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Students should not have been subjected to any disciplinary action or any such action pending against him/her.
  • The letter grade awarded for a course offered by an approved overseas university will be accepted without change. Where an institution does not offer letter grade, a determination is made by the Dean.

Application Procedures

  1. Students must download, complete and submit the Exchange and Study Abroad form to the Department for review and approval of proposed courses.
  2. Students must complete and submit the Exchange/Study Abroad Application form to the respective departments for review and approval of proposed courses.
  3. Upon approval by the Department, the student must submit the signed form to the Faculty Office for ratification.
  4. Students must simultaneously complete and submit the Exchange Programme form on the Automated Student Request System via SAS to obtain Board approval. (See application steps below).
  5. The request to study abroad and the course(s) approved by the department must then be submitted to the Admissions & International Office. 
  6. Students must register for the approved Mona-equivalent courses at the beginning of the semester for which they were approved for exchange.


Application Steps via Automated Student Request System (ASRS)

  1. Access the Student Administration System (SAS)
  2. Click on 'Enter Secure Area'
  3. Enter your identification number and password to log in
  4. From the 'Main Menu' select 'Student Services'
  5. Click on 'Automated Student Request System'
  6. Select 'Request Type' followed by 'Exchange Programme'
  7. Select campus and academic term
  8. Select course(s)
  9. Enter reason(s) Enter reason(s) and upload the relevant supporting documents:  (i) A completed Exchange Programme/Study Abroad application form. Students need to indicate whether the course is required/core or elective and (ii) Course Outline(s) of core course(s) to be pursued at the university must accompany the application form.
  10. Select Submit

Participate in Exchange Programme Flow Chart

The Faculty Office is the final decision level for this request type and is committed to a response time of 10 business days after the request has been made.

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