NSE Application

    Application Materials:

    The below items must all be completed as part of the application process. 

    1. Application for Exchange 
    2. Release of Information:
      • Release of Information Form
        • A non-refundable $250 application fee will be added to your U-Bill after completion of the NSE interview
      • Attach to your online application
    3. Statement of Goals
      • 250-word essay about personal goals & reasons for exchange participation
      • Completed as part of the Application for Exchange
    4. Unofficial Transcript:
      • Log-in to AccessPlus > Student Tab > Grades & Transcripts > View Unofficial Transcript > Print > Save as PDF
      • Attach to your online application
    5. Financial Aid Package:
      • Log-in to AccessPlus > Student Tab > Financial Aid > Financial Aid Offer > Print > Save as PDF
      • Attach to your online application
      • Not required if you are not receiving any form of financial aid.
    6. Recommendation Form:
      • NSE Recommendation Form
        • Email your recommender this webpage or the link to the form itself.
      • Your recommender must be a faculty member, advisor, or full-time staff member of the university.


    If you have any additional questions, please call our office at 515-294-6479 or email nse@iastate.edu.