Student Support Resources

Returning home earlier than anticipated from your term abroad, or having your upcoming study abroad plans cancelled or deferred presents unique challenges for students. These challenges can be further magnified by worries about academics, health, and finances during the COVD-19 outbreak.

The Study Abroad Office remains steadfast in our commitment to student support during this period of uncertainty. Explore the resources below to learn more about ways to stay healthy mentally and physically, connect with your local and global #PackAbroad communities, and find assistance for your academic, financial, and personal needs.

Wellbeing and Self-Care

Check out some of the curated resources below to explore strategies for maintaining physical and mental health, and to learn how to process the complex emotions related to unexpected re-entry from study abroad, as well as the potential disappointment of cancelled or deferred study abroad plans.

NC State Counseling Center

The Counseling Center has developed virtual resources and support services for students

Explore resources

Connect with your Host Country


Distance learning can present unique academic challenges. NC State has resources available to help.

Study Abroad Office Support

Get connected to your #PackAbroad community through these virtual resources and opportunities.

Virtual Global Experiences

Develop your cultural competence through an online course or remote internship from NC State's international partners

Learn more

Complete a COVID-19: Study Abroad Perspectives

Reflect on your Spring 2020 experience abroad. We hope that sharing will be beneficial for both yourself and for other students reading who have faced similar challenges.

Share your story