Pre-Departure Handbook

The Study Abroad Office will assist and provide support to all students throughout their study abroad experience. The Pre-Departure Handbook serves as a resource to review prior to departure and to use as a reference while abroad.

The handbook includes information on the following, and more.

  • People and Dates
  • Things to Do Before Leaving the U.S., Upon Arrival, and Returning Home
  • On-Site Logistics: Money Matters, Travel Information, Keeping in Touch, Housing, and Packing
  • Orientation and Cultural Adjustment
  • Safety & Emergencies
  • Health & Health Insurance
  • Special Needs & Concerns
  • Academics