Preparing to Go Abroad

Now that you have made the decision to study abroad there are a few things you should do right away. First if you do not have a passport make sure you apply ASAP. If you do have a passport, please make sure it will not expire while you are abroad. The links and information provided below will help you with travel, visa applications, and safety information.

General Resources

Passports, Foreign Entry Requirements and Safety Information

Travel Information


Travel Guides

Country and Cultural Information


Glimpse Magazine

Online and in print - features first-person, cultural articles written by study abroad students, international students, volunteers abroad. Selected work is also republished by major newspapers or Glimpse partners such as National Geographic Traveler.

Find out more about Glimpse and how to get involved by first reading the about us. If you are interested in contributing click here.