All students who submitted a Study Abroad application will be enrolled in a non-credit class (SAB 090) for the Pre-departure Orientation. This includes online resources as well as a mandatory in-person group meeting. The course covers topics such as health and safety, financial aid, budgeting, packing, transfer credit, and much more. Through good preparation, we help make their transition to living overseas as smooth as possible
You are responsible for the following quizzes:
- Academic Matters
- Money matters
- Life Overseas
- Staying Safe and Healthy
- UR Future
Pre-departure Orientation also includes a mandatory pre-departure meeting for all students preparing to study abroad next semester. The meeting will address health, safety, and cross-cultural matters in an interactive format. The class meeting will be offered three times. You may attend any of these meetings, but you must attend one.
Note: Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the meeting time.