Pre-Departure Orientation

OEA will host a 1-day mandatory orientation session for all study abroad programs in the semester prior to departure. Parents and families of students going abroad will be welcome to attend. The day will cover many important topics including:

  • Academic Preparation
  • Health Concerns
  • Safety while traveling
  • What to take & how to pack
  • Financial considerations for studying abroad
  • Culture shock and adjustment
  • In case of emergency

Please save the following dates. More information will be emailed to you following acceptance.

Fall 2014 Programs - March 22, 2014

Spring 2015 Programs - September 13, 2014 (TENT)

In addition, your faculty will host several pre-departure meetings. Stay tuned for more information!