Thank you for your interest in Semester in the City! We formally partner with the University of New Hampshire, Clark University, Becker College, Marlboro College, Wheaton College, Bridgewater State University, the University of Vermont and we now accept applications from students from ALL four year colleges and universities. We can’t wait to learn more about you!


If you have any questions, please email us at

Interested in Semester in the City and an additional leadership opportunity?
Apply to be a Community Advisor today!


We are currently accepting applications from students at all colleges! Students may participate in their sophomore, junior, or senior year. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Students must also undergo an eligibility clearance at their home college.


Our application consists of several sections. You will be asked to submit:

  • 3 responses to short answer questions

  • a resume OR a list of relevant activities OR a Linkedin profile

  • 2 references

You will also have an opportunity to indicate your placement preferences and tell us about the social issues that matter to you on your application and during the interview.


Step 1: Application. Fill out our online application.

Step 2: Eligibility Check. Every college/university has its own eligibility process that students must complete to participate in a study away program.  You must complete this process prior to enrollment in our program. Please contact your college’s program administrator for information about the process and deadlines.

If you attend another college not listed here and have a question about applying contact Katie Richardson.

Step 3: Interviews. Applicants will go through a placement interview shortly after the application deadline.

Step 4: Selection. Students will be notified if they are selected into the program approximately two weeks after the application deadline.

Step 5: Confirmation. Students must confirm their acceptance by submitting an enrollment form by the enrollment deadline.

Still have questions? Email Katie Richardson, Recruitment Manager.

Community Advisors

Each apartment building will have a Community Advisor (CA) who will organize community activities for Fellows and act as a first responder to any incidents or emergencies in the building. CAs must live in CfSI apartments and will receive discounted housing.

Interested in becoming a CA? Read the full job description here, and apply today!

Have questions about becoming a Community Advisor? Email Mercedes Hanton, Manager of Student Experience.