Pre-Departure Orientation

CGE will host a 1-day mandatory orientation session for all study abroad programs in the semester prior to departure. Parents and families of students going abroad will be welcome to attend. The day will cover many important topics including:

  • Academic Preparation
  • Health Concerns
  • Safety while traveling
  • What to take & how to pack
  • Financial considerations for studying abroad
  • Culture shock and adjustment
  • In case of emergency

Please save the following dates. More information will be emailed to you following acceptance.

Spring 2018 Programs -

Date: September 16, 2017 Time: 10:00-2:30PM Location: SBH, SJU

Fall 2018 Programs - 

Date: March 17, 2018 Time: 10:00-2:30PM Location: Escher-BAC, CSB

Spring 2019 Programs -

Date: TBD (September 15 or 29, 2018) Time: 10:00-2:30PM Location: Escher BAC, CSB

In addition, your faculty will host several pre-departure meetings. Stay tuned for more information!