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.

 

04/19/2018 at 3:30 PM to 04/19/2018 at 4:30 PM
Scotland (Dundee) Pre-Departure Meeting Part 2

This is Part 2 of the mandatory country-specific or program-specific meeting for students who will study abroad at the University of Dundee in the Fall 2018 semester. Students will have a more focused program-specific conversation with invited returned and exchange students. Outbound students must be ready to ask questions and raise issues with their mentors.

 


Location: PMU Starbucks
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
04/19/2018 at 5:30 PM to 04/19/2018 at 6:30 PM
Managing Your Money Wisely

There is no denying that studying abroad will require spending your hard earned cash.  But a financially savvy student can study abroad without blowing his or her budget.

This workshop will show you what you need to do BEFORE you leave for your destination and DURING your time abroad to make sure you don't have to spend more than you need to.


Location: RAWL 1071
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
04/20/2018 at 9:30 AM to 04/20/2018 at 10:30 AM
Scotland (St. Andrews) Pre-Departure Meeting Part 2

This is Part 2 of the mandatory country-specific or program-specific meeting for students who will study abroad at the University of St. Andrews in the Fall 2018 semester. Students will have a more focused program-specific conversation with invited returned and exchange students. Outbound students must be ready to ask questions and raise issues with their mentors.

 


Location: PMU Starbucks
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
04/20/2018 at 3:30 PM to 04/20/2018 at 4:30 PM
Managing Your Money Wisely

There is no denying that studying abroad will require spending your hard earned cash.  But a financially savvy student can study abroad without blowing his or her budget.

This workshop will show you what you need to do BEFORE you leave for your destination and DURING your time abroad to make sure you don't have to spend more than you need to.


Location: KRAN G013
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
04/20/2018 at 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Purdue Summer in Florence

Final orientation meeting exclusively for students on the Purdue Summer in Florence program
Location: WALC 2127

Email: mbitting@purdue.edu
04/20/2018 at 6:00 PM to 04/20/2018 at 8:00 AM
Germany Pre-Departure Meeting

This is a mandatory meeting for students who will study in Germany during the 2018 Fall and Summer semesters and the 2018-2019 Academic Year. Attendees will receive valuable information from returned and exchange student mentors.

Do not miss this meeting! There will be no make-up session. Unless you have a class or an exam, do not schedule anything for this date and time. Make arrangements to swap work hours with a colleague or reschedule non-essential tasks, meetings and activities.

If you have a class, let Alaina know if she has to write an excuse letter to your professor, instructor or TA.


Location: KRAN G002
Contact: Alaina Orchard
Phone: (765) 494-4892
Email: aorchard@purdue.edu
04/23/2018 at 3:00 PM to 04/23/2018 at 4:30 PM
Health and Safety Abroad

This session will offer suggestions for how you can stay healthy and safe while overseas. We will cover topics like medical insurance,emergencies abroad, pre-departure preparations (immunizations and prescription medications), and general tips on staying safe and healthy while abroad.

Location: BRNG 1255
Contact: Addison Sheldon
Phone: (765) 494-9866
Email: asheldon@purdue.edu
04/24/2018 to 04/24/2018
Spain (UPC only) Pre-Departure Meeting

This is a mandatory program-specific meeting for students who will study abroad at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) in the 2018-2019 academic year. Students will have a more focused program-specific conversation with invited returned and exchange students. Outbound students must be ready to ask questions and raise issues with their mentors.


Location: PMU Starbucks
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
04/24/2018 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Spain Pre-Departure Meeting

This is a mandatory pre-departure meeting for students attending co-sponsor and exchange programs in Spain for the Summer 2018, Fall 2018, and 2018-19 Academic Year terms. 


Location: GRIS 126
Contact: Meghan Smith
Phone: (765) 496-0098
Email: smith243@purdue.edu
04/25/2018 at 11:30 AM to 04/25/2018 at 12:30 PM
Denmark (DTU) Pre-Departure Meeting Part 2

This is Part 2 of the mandatory country-specific or program-specific meeting for students who will study abroad at DTU in the Fall 2018 semester. Students will have a more focused program-specific conversation with invited returned and exchange students. Outbound students must be ready to ask questions and raise issues with their mentors.

 


Location: PMU Starbucks
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
04/25/2018 at 3:00 PM to 04/25/2018 at 4:30 PM
Health and Safety Abroad

This session will offer suggestions for how you can stay healthy and safe while overseas. We will cover topics like medical insurance,emergencies abroad, pre-departure preparations (immunizations and prescription medications), and general tips on staying safe and healthy while abroad.
Location: BRNG B248
Contact: Addison Sheldon
Phone: (765) 494-9866
Email: asheldon@purdue.edu
04/25/2018 at 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Argentina & Chile Orientation

This is the required pre-departure meeting for students doing the following programs:

IFSA Argentina Universities Program, Buenos Aires
IFSA Argentine Summer Language and Culture
IFSA Psychology in Buenos Aires
IFSA Chilean Universities Program in Santiago


Location: BRNG 1206
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
04/25/2018 at 5:30 PM to 04/25/2018 at 7:00 PM
South Korea Pre-Departure Meeting

This is a Pre-Departure meeting for students heading to the South Korea region for study abroad.

 

Please make sure to be present, as this meeting is mandatory.


Location: KRAN G005
Contact: Kaia Johnson
Phone: (765) 494-2251
Email: johns260@purdue.edu
04/25/2018 at 7:00 PM to 04/25/2018 at 9:00 PM
France Regional Orientation

This is the REQUIRED regional orientation for students participating in the following programs for Summer or Fall 2018:

IES Arles
IES Paris
Grenoble INP Summer School at Phelma Minatec
CPE Lyon - International Summer School

 


Location: RAWL 2079
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
04/26/2018 at 8:30 AM to 04/26/2018 at 10:00 AM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

 

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Fall 2018 semester, AY 2018-2019 and Summer 2018.

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: RAWL 2079
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu
04/26/2018 at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
UK Co-Sponsored Programs Orientation

This is a REQUIRED orientation for students doing the following programs in Summer or Fall 2018:

IES London (Study London, UK Today, Queen Mary)

CAPA London (Global Health or Wrongful Conviction)

London College of Fashion

Hansard Scholars Internship Programme

 

 


Location: KRAN G005
Contact: Chelsey Mullins
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: mullins4@purdue.edu
04/27/2018 at 1:30 PM to 04/27/2018 at 3:00 PM
Intercultural Effectiveness Session

This is a mandatory meeting for all students who will study abroad in the Fall 2018 semester, AY 2018-2019 and Summer 2018.

Cultural awareness is a necessary tool to live and work competently in today’s interconnected world. This 1 1/2-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: KRAN G009
Contact: April Robillos
Phone: (765) 494-2383
Email: robillos@purdue.edu