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All students studying abroad must attend the Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation. Refer to your term abroad in the chart below to determine the details of your orientation

Term Abroad                                           Orientation Date                 Orientation Time        Location

Spring 2019                             Saturday, November 10th 2018         10:30am-1:30pm         PAHB 132

Winter 2019                             Wednesday, November 14th, 2018    12pm-1pm                      TBD

Topics covered include:

  • Health and safety while abroad
  • Important steps to prepare for a study abroad program
  • Passport and visa information
  • Transfer of Credit and the Verification of Transferability Form
  • Applying financial aid to study abroad programs
  • On-Campus Accommodation (canceling UMBC housing contract)
  • Power of Attorney

While the presentation is intended for students and students are expected to take responsibility for their own requirements, if parents, partners, grandparents wish to attend, they are welcome.