Approved Students

Students who have been approved by their universities to study abroad on the Granada, Spain Program will complete an enrollment process with Willamette University in order to prepare for the experience in Granada. If you have not been approved to study abroad through your host institution please see How to Apply under Program Overview.

This page serves as a guide to the enrollment process for the program. Most required materials will be completed and submitted using the online program portal.  The visa application materials must be submitted in hard copy by mail.  Additional detailed instructions for each of these steps below are found in the online portal.  The Approved Student Application button below will take you to the online portal to begin the enrollment process.

Approved Student Enrollment Overview

Click this button to begin the Approved Students enrollment process for the ILACA Granada, Spain, program.  Use this only if you have already been approved by your home campus to participate in the program. 
Specific due dates for each item will be posted in the online portal.


April 6, 2018

STEP 1:  Approved Student Application  (online portal, linked above)

The application and enrollment process will happen within the Willamette University study abroad online portal, linked above. The initial application includes:

  • Program Enrollment form

  • Two Essays  (one Spanish and one English)
    • Introduce yourself to your potential homestay family. (Spanish)
    • Describe your goals for your semester studying in Granada. How will you prepare for this cultural immersion experience prior to departure?  (English)

Note: If you have already written essays for study abroad applications that have similar content as these questions, you can use any part of those existing essays to answer these questions.



April 20, 2018 

STEP 2: Visa Application Packet Submission  (submit by mail)

You will receive specific instructions in the online portal to compile a Spanish visa application. The application materials must be sent in hard copy by mail to Willamette University by the deadline.


April 20, 2018


STEP 3:   Predeparture Forms to complete  (online portal)

Once you submit the program enrollment form and essays from Step 1, you will receive additional forms to be completed in the online portal.  These include:

  • Self-Disclosure Medical form
  • Course Selection form   
  • Homestay Experience form



April 30, 2018


STEP 4:  Program agreement forms  (online portal)

Reed these agreements thoroughly and sign them digitally in the online portal.  These include:

  • Participation Agreement
  • Student Behavior Agreement 
  • Student Academic Guidelines
  • Housing Agreement
  • Spanish Language Agreement 

Students going to Granada for the Fall 2018 semester

These materials linked below are for quick reference.  Participants who are completing the predeparture process should use the online portal to access these materials directly.

Approved Student Packet - Fall 2018  and  Visa application Packet - Fall 2018 

Visa Materials - If you need any additional copies of visa materials please email Amy Nelson Green.

Spring 2018 Predeparture Packet (fall 2018 coming in July 2018) and My Advice from Granada