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Pre-Departure Orientation


Pre-departure orientation is a mandatory program for all students participating in a study abroad experience.  Topics ranging from review of academic requirements, immunizations, health insurance, safety, export control, travel requirements, document processing and other critical issues related to the success of the program and students are discussed. 

The goal of the orientation is to assist students prepare for the realities of living in a foreign country, reiterate the University expectations of students while abroad and increase their overall preparation for their experience.

Items to submit during orientation:

  • Copy of valid passport
  • Copy of travel itinerary
  • Liability and waiver forms
  • Copy of health insurance