- 2018-2019 OCS Pre-Departure Checklist
- U.S. Department of State Students Abroad
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention for Travelers
Creating a budgetCost of living comparison calculator Expatistan.
Costs for top 10 study abroad locations compiled in 2015.
Tips for student budgets abroad from Go Overseas and Studyabroad.com.
Program provider IFSA Butler has a budget calculator.
Diversity & Inclusion ResourcesMental Health and Self-Care
Meaningful Travel Tips and Tales from GoAbroad.com
Global Disability Rights
U.S. State Department Advice
Meaningful Travel Tips and Tales - LGBTQ Traveler's Perspectives by GoAbroad.com
Diversity & Inclusion Resources
Diversity Abroad provides diversity guides
If you are a U.S. citizen and need to obtain a first time passport, please email Susie Duke at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. Additional information is available under Frequently Asked Questions.
Check out the travisa site to find out if you need a visa or contact your program.
Culture & Etiquette GuidesTravel Etiquette website
Center for Intercultural Learning from Global Affairs Canada provides Country Insights
Travel and Translation AppsBest Overall and freeGoogle Translate (Android & iOS)
iTranslate Voice 2 or Speak & Translate
No data required
Jibbigo Translator (offline language packs from $4.99)
Signs & Menus
S Translator for free on Samsung’s Galazy 4 or Word Lens $4.99 per language
Best for Asia (Chinese, Japanese & Korean)
Conduct text message conversation on SMS Translator (free on Android)
JiWire Wi-Fi Finder
Travel in Europe
GoEuro (free) fast and cheap travel routes