Pre-Departure Meetings

All outbound study abroad participants are required to attend a multi-part orientation program that includes a country- or program-specific Pre-departure Meeting. Your study abroad advisor should have given you the date, time, and place for this meeting.

You can also consult the Calendar for a list of pre-departure meetings scheduled for this semester.

 

02/13/2019 at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Flying 101: Airports, Flights, Delays, Security & More

Flying for the first time? Flying by yourself for the first time? Flying internationally for the first time? Just nervous about flying in general? Attend this session to be better prepared to ace your flight experience on the way to your study abroad adventure!

We'll be covering:

-What to look for when booking flights
-Layovers
-Luggage regulations & packing tips
-Navigating the airport
-What to do about missed flights or flight cancellations
-How to get through security smoothly
-How to make long flights more comfortable
-Going through customs & immigration

There will also be time to ask any other questions you have about flying or related topics.


Location: KRAN G016
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
03/05/2019 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Flying 101: Airports, Flights, Delays, Security & More

Flying for the first time? Flying by yourself for the first time? Flying internationally for the first time? Just nervous about flying in general? Attend this session to be better prepared to ace your flight experience on the way to your study abroad adventure!

We'll be covering:

-What to look for when booking flights
-Layovers
-Luggage regulations & packing tips
-Navigating the airport
-What to do about missed flights or flight cancellations
-How to get through security smoothly
-How to make long flights more comfortable
-Going through customs & immigration

There will also be time to ask any other questions you have about flying or related topics.


Location: RAWL 1011
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
04/02/2019 at 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Fall 2019 semester, AY 2019-2020 and Summer 2019. Cultural awareness is a necessary tool to live and work competently in today’s interconnected world. This one & a half hour Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Workshop’s objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences, and to provide a set of essential skills that will enhance global competencies and effectiveness. We aim to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.
Location: BRNG 1230
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
04/04/2019 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Fall 2019 semester, AY 2019-2020 and Summer 2019. Cultural awareness is a necessary tool to live and work competently in today’s interconnected world. This one & a half hour Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Workshop’s objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences, and to provide a set of essential skills that will enhance global competencies and effectiveness. We aim to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.
Location: BRNG B261
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
04/10/2019 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Fall 2019 semester, AY 2019-2020 and Summer 2019. Cultural awareness is a necessary tool to live and work competently in today’s interconnected world. This one & a half hour Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Workshop’s objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences, and to provide a set of essential skills that will enhance global competencies and effectiveness. We aim to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.
Location: BRNG 1222
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
04/16/2019 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Purdue London Internship Program Orientation

This is the orientation for students who have been accepted on the Purdue London Internship Program for 2019. 
Location: RAWL 1011
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
04/17/2019 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Purdue Sydney Internship & Purdue Summer in Sydney Orientation

This orientation is ONLY for students on the following programs:
Purdue Sydney Internship Program
Purdue Summer Program in Sydney

 

Students doing other programs in Australia should consult with their program leader or study abroad advisor for details about their orientation. 


Location: KRAN G005
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu

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