Helpful Links

Passports(How to Apply for A Passport ( Passport Applications generally take about 8 weeks to process. If you don’t already have a passport, you should start the application process as soon as you apply to your study abroad program.

CDC Traveler’s Health (Travelers’ Health | CDC) The Center for Disease Control can provide students with health information relevant to the country where they will be studying, including any vaccinations students should receive prior to traveling.

STEP (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program) Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) ( When you sign up, you will automatically receive the most current information the US compiles about the country where you will be studying. Students should register with step once they know where they are studying abroad.

State Department Page for Students Studying Abroad (U.S. Students Abroad ( Provides information specific to students studying abroad, with links to destination information, scholarship resources, and travel recommendations.

US Embassies Abroad (Official list of embassies from the U.S. Department of State ( Before you travel, always find out where the closest US embassy or consulate will be to your travel destination.