Helpful Links for Parents


It's only natural that you would be concerned about your son's/daughter's well-being. We think about it, too. Click here to see how we make decisions to keep students safe.

Study Abroad Handbooks

Click below to read some of the orientation information that has been provided to your son/daughter.

Semester & Year Abroad Handbook

Summer Abroad Handbook

Financial Matters

Click here for information on Costs and Financial Aid

Click here to read about Scholarships

Practical Tips on Traveling

Click here for a time-zone converter, a currency converter, and information on the place where your son/daughter will be living.

Intercultural Issues

You should expect the experience of living abroad to change your son/daughter. Read why here.

Requesting information on your son or daughter

In many circumstances, the federal law known as FERPA prevents educational institutions from releasing information about students to anyone, even their parents. We encourage you to keep informed about your son's/daughter's study abroad program by talking directly with him/her about it, and by browsing the resources available on this site.

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