Logistics, Resources & Links
Planning & Program Selection
- Study Abroad Worksheet 1: Finding a Program that Meets your Needs
- Study Abroad Worksheet 2: Your Academic Plan
- Study Abroad Worksheet 3: Budget Comparison
- Passport Photos - required for many things in study abroad such as passports or visa applications
- International Student Identity Card - gives students a single, uniform document recognized worldwide as proof of student status. Card benefits vary widely from country to country, but may include student discounts on airfare, transportation, and accommodations, and reduced admission to museums, theaters, cultural events, and other attractions.
- Learn about your destination
- CIA World Fact Book - detailed information and statistics about every country in the world
- Country Reports - information by country about geography, economy, history, culture, and customs
- Lonely Planet - information by country about geography, economy, history, culture, and customs
- Trip Advisor - get reviews and recommendations on lodging and things to see from others who have been there
- Oanda - provides conversion rates for every currency in the world.
- Travel gear and packing
Health & Safety Abroad
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - get information on disease risks and necessary immunizations for your destination
- World Health Organization - keep up-to-date with global health issues and find vaccination requirements and malaria recommendations listed by country
- US State Department - passport information, visa requirements, and government announcements and warnings about your destination
- Students Abroad - a website developed by the U.S. State Department for students traveling and studying aborad.