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.

 

10/16/2018 at 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in Spring 2019.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one hour and a half Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.

Students should expect to stay for the full 1.5 hours.
Location: BRNG 1242
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
10/17/2018 at 1:30 PM to 10/17/2018 at 3:00 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Spring 2019 semester.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one hour and a half Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.
Location: RAWL 2077
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
10/17/2018 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Flying 101: Airports, Flights & Security

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 G020
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
10/18/2018 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in Spring 2019.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one hour and a half Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.

Students should expect to stay for the full 1.5 hours.
Location: BRNG B206
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
10/19/2018 at 8:30 AM to 10/19/2018 at 10:00 AM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Spring 2019 semester.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one hour and a half Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.
Location: KRAN G009
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
10/19/2018 at 3:00 PM to 10/19/2018 at 4:30 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Spring 2019 semester.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one hour and a half Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.
Location: KRAN G009
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
10/19/2018 at 6:00 PM to 10/19/2018 at 7:30 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in Spring 2019.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one and a half hour Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these goals via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.

Students should expect to stay for the full 1.5 hours.


Location: KRAN G005
Contact: Alaina Orchard
Phone: (765) 494-4892
Email: aorchard@purdue.edu
10/22/2018 at 3:30 PM to 10/22/2018 at 5:00 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in Spring 2019.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one and a half hour Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these goals via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.

Students should expect to stay for the full 1.5 hours.


Location: KRAN G005
Contact: Alaina Orchard
Phone: (765) 494-4892
Email: aorchard@purdue.edu
10/24/2018 at 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in Spring 2019.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one hour and a half Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.

Students should expect to stay for the full 1.5 hours.
Location: KRAN G007
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
10/24/2018 at 1:30 PM to 10/24/2018 at 3:00 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Spring 2019 semester.

Intercultural competency is an absolutely necessary tool to live and work effectively in today’s interconnected world.  This one hour and a half Study Abroad Intercultural Effectiveness Session's objectives are to increase students’ understanding and awareness of cultural differences and to provide them with a set of essential skills that will enhance their global competencies and effectiveness.  We hope to accomplish these via discussions, group activities, and thought experiments.