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
Summer 2017 Saturday, April 15th 10:30am-1:30pm PAHB 132
Summer 2017- Faculty Led Programs will have separate pre-departure orientations. Please check with your faculty leader for dates and times.
Fall 2017/Academic Year 2017-18 Saturday, April 15th 10:30am-1:30pm PAHB 132
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.