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Cassidy Thompson
Education Abroad Advisor
  • Faculty-led & Semester Programs
Cassidy studied abroad for six months in Angers, France and one month in Salamanca, Spain. During her graduate studies, she took students to Paris for month and stayed in Rennes, France for two months. This summer Cassidy went to China with the China Study Tour!




Kimmy Holman
Global Ambassador
Peer Advisor

Kimmy is a Psychology/Marketing major who studied abroad at the University of Limerick, Ireland for a whole semester. She has been to 16 different countries, and plans to add many others to that list! 



Global Ambassador
Peer Advisor

Dori is a Psychology major with a minor in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Although Dori didn’t study abroad, she’s had a lot of experience with diversity in her yearly excursions. Dori is looking to eventually study abroad with UMSL.




Amy Seidel
Global Ambassador
Peer Advisor

Amy is a Japanese and Computer Science double major. She studied abroad in Japan on the Japan Study Tour in the summer of 2018. She loves travel and has since traveled back to Japan and visited South Korea. 



erikah taylor-allen
Global Ambassador
Peer Advisor

Erikah is a Japanese major and has studied in Japan twice. In May 2018, she went on the Japan Study Tour which encouraged her to study for a semester in 2019 at Toyo University. She's currently looking for more opportunities to go abroad and is dedicated to encouraging others to do the same.



Contact Us

Office Location:
362 SSB (Social Science & Business Building)

Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Walk-In Hours:
Thinking about Studying Abroad? Come see our Global Ambassadors!
Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00 


Phone: +1-314-516-5753

Mailing Address:
Study Abroad
362 SSB
1 University Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400 USA

In Case of an Emergency

  1. Get immediate assistance using the services and resources in your host country. Make sure you know the emergency numbers for your host country.
  2. Notify your faculty director, on-site coordinator, or host institution international office. They should be able to offer additional assistance in case of emergency.
  3. Contact the appropriate insurance provider:
    1. For medical issues: GeoBlue
    2. For emergency evacuation/security services: UHC Global
  4. Maintain good communication with the following as needed:
    1. UMSL Education Abroad staff. During normal office hours, call our office. If it is outside of normal office hours, call the UMSL Police at +1-314-516-5155 and ask to be put in touch with us.
    2. The US Embassy or Consulate in your host country
    3. Your emergency contact. Our office is limited on the amount of information we can disclose to your emergency contact, so make sure to communicate with them directly.