Know Before You Go

important pre-departure information and resources

Study Abroad Course Form
  • Complete the Study Abroad Course Form (PDF) prior to departure (everyone except Faculty-Led and TU Global Internships).
  • Watch a video for instructions on how to complete the Study Abroad Course Form.
  • Review the Course Database for any pre-approved course equations.
  • Meet with your Academic Adviser for assistance in selecting TU courses for the semester following study abroad.
Pre-Departure Preparation 
  • Attend the mandatory Study Abroad pre-departure orientation.
  • Review the pre-departure guide for your program:
    General Study Abroad Orientation Manual (PDF)
  • Faculty-led Study Abroad Orientation Manual (PDF)
  • Complete your Post-Acceptance Information in Horizons by the specified deadlines.
  • Are you using Financial Aid? Request a Study Abroad Budget from your Study Abroad Adviser and schedule an appointment with a TU Financial Aid Office to discuss your borrowing options. 
  • Do you live in University housing at TU? Submit a written cancellation request to  and ask your Study Abroad Adviser to submit a Housing Release Request to HRL.
  • Are you a senior? Check graduation deadlines and, if necessary, apply for graduation prior to departure.
 Health and Safety

Student health and safety is critical to a positive study abroad experience. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the health and safety basics as you prepare for your experience abroad. 

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