Assumption University Rome Program Application

Applications will be considered complete and ready for review when the following documents have been submitted by the deadline.  Students are responsible for making sure all materials, even those arriving from others, are in on time. Applications are reviewed after the deadline of April 15 (fall semester), October 1 (Spring semester), and the advertised summer application deadline, usually around March 15. A $650.00 refundable deposit is required two weeks after acceptance. Please note that a conduct check will be done on all Rome Program applicants. 

By signing this Application, I agree that I must satisfy all educational requirements set forth by Assumption University and must assent to and make payment of applicable tuition and fees to qualify for admission to study at Assumption University’s Rome Campus.
  • This application, completed and signed by the applicant, or if a minor, parent or guardian
  • 500-word essay (prompt attached.)
  • Faculty Letter of Recommendation, to be sent by the recommender directly to Maison 202. (Fall and Spring only, not required for Summer.)
  • Official University transcript, received directly from the granting institution’s registrar, showing a cumulative gpa of at least 2.75. (See registrar’s office to sign release.  No charge.)
  • Photocopy of your signed passport, showing an expiration date six months after last day of the program.
Personal Information
Please upload a photo or scan of your valid passport or plan to obtain such.
One file only.
100 MB limit.
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Emergency Contact, if different from above
I have reviewed the courses on offer in Rome for the term I intend to study there, and I have consulted with my academic advisor to confirm that a study in Rome will not delay or prevent my degree completion. 
Roommate Preference
Wellness In Rome
Do you have any special dietary needs?
Do you have any allergies or chronic ailments of which our Program Director should be aware?
Are you presently under treatment for any emotional matters?
Are you presently taking any prescription drugs on a regular basis?
Rome Program Essay
Upload a 500-word essay to this application describing what has prepared you for this experience, what makes you a good candidate for it, and your academic, intellectual, cultural, and personal goals. Make sure your name is on it in the upper right hand corner, sign it, and submit it with your application and forms.
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100 MB limit.
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Rome Program Faculty Letter of Recommendation (Fall and Spring only)
Approach a professor who knows you well and ask him or her to write a letter of recommendation for you, being sure leave plenty of time to do so. (Two weeks at the minimum.) This could be your academic advisor, your Italian professor, if you took Italian, or simply someone whose course you especially enjoyed. Request that your recommender send your letter directly to Eloise Knowlton, Ph.D. La Maison Hall 202, Assumption University, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609 Phone: 508.767.7486, Fax: 508.767.7082, Email: The letter should address your abilities as a student, your level of maturity and responsibility, and your sense of community spirit.
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If the student is a minor (under age 18) this form must be signed by the student’s parent or guardian.
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