Know Before You Go

Important Pre-Departure Information and Resources

  • Complete the Study Abroad Course Form prior to departure (everyone except Faculty-Led and TU Global Internships). View instructions on how to complete the course form in DocuSign here
  • Review the Course Database for any pre-approved course equations.
  • Meet with your Academic Advisor to discuss how study abroad fits into your degree plan and for assistance in selecting TU courses for the semester following study abroad.
  • Attend the mandatory Study Abroad/Away pre-departure orientation.
  • Review the pre-departure guide for your program:
    General Study Abroad/Away Orientation Manual (PDF)
  • Faculty-led Study Abroad/Away Orientation Manual (PDF)
  • Complete your Post-Acceptance Information in Horizons by the specified deadlines.
  • Are you using Financial Aid? Request a Study Abroad/Away Budget from your Study Abroad Advisor 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 Advisor to submit a Housing Release Request to HRL.
  • Are you a senior? Check graduation deadlines and, if necessary, apply for graduation prior to departure.

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

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