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Frequently Asked Questions
Am I required to Study Abroad?
It depends on your program. Please refer to our graduate programs tab for further
information on your programs requirements.
You should also meet with your academic advisor to discuss all course
and program requirements.
Does SPS offer scholarships?
offers quarterly scholarships. Please refer
to our financial aid & scholarships page for more information. Students are also notified of available
scholarships and application deadlines via the monthly SPS eMemo. The monthly eMemo is sent out via email to all current students during the academic year (autumn, winter, and spring quarters).
Am I eligible for a U-Pass?
Only full-time students (2 classes or 8 credit hours) are eligible for a U-Pass. U-Pass pick up is usually held during the first week of the quarter and for more information please see the U-Pass