Student Support

Our Education Abroad staff offers all of our students support from the pre-departure phase all the way through to post-program needs.

PRE-DEPARTURE INFORMATION

Includes:

  • Information on academics, visas, and insurance
  • Information on issues of safety & security
  • Detailed, country-specific student handbook
  • Webinar series covering Health, Safety & Security and Identity & Intersectionality
  • Live Program Logistics Webinar with Question & Answer Session

 

IN-COUNTRY ORIENTATION

Includes:

  • Discussion about cultural adjustment
  • Program components
  • Academic advising
  • Setting goals & expectations
  • Safety
  • Survival language instruction
  • Host city exploration

 

ONGOING PROGRAM SUPPORT

Includes:

  • On-on-one and group meetings
  • Assistance obtaining mental or physical health care services, including a staff escort
  • Being a highly accessible resource for all types of questions and concerns
  • Working with local authorities and AMIDEAST staff to promote student safety and security
  • Being available 24/7 for emergencies via the local and U.S.-based emergency lines

 

POST-PROGRAM SUPPORT

Includes:

  • Grade reports and transcripts
  • Course syllabi from classes taken while on the program to assist in the credit transfer process
  • Enrollment verification for any scholarship granting or background check organizations
  • Alumni network
  • Access to transcripts for future applications