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Pre-Departure Orientation

All students studying abroad are required to attend Pre-Departure Orientation. The orientation will provide you with pre-departure information, including insurance requirements, student visa procedures, and other important preparation materials. You will also learn cultural information and connect with students who are from, have studied in, or plan to study in the same location.  The orientation is split into two parts: an online portion and an in-person portion.  The online portion will be available in the K-State online application under Assessments.  

If you are unable to attend the appropriate orientation session, you must contact your Education Abroad Advisor BEFORE the orientation date to make other arrangements.

Parents, guardians, and spouses are welcome to attend!

Pre-Departure Orientation Handouts: 

Money Matters (PDF)

Health Tips (PDF)

Packing Tips (PDF)

Emergency Contact Information (PDF)

Student Code of Conduct (PDF)

Supplemental Travel Insurance (PDF)

Making International Calls (PDF)

Safety Tips (PDF)

Spring 2019 Pre-Departure Orientation

Pre-Departure Orientation Slides (PDF)

Information regarding the international health insurance can be found here, under the Consider Health and Safety section.