The following resources are helpful for preparing for the study abroad experience. Both parents and students are encouraged to utilize the resources provided by Washington University and Overseas Programs.
Resources for Family
The support of family and friends is extremely important for students as they prepare, study abroad, and return home. Parents should read the Study Abroad Handbook, review our website, and talk to their student to better understand the program, process, responsibilities, and benefits of study abroad.
Study Abroad Handbook
Read the Overseas Programs Handbook before departure to learn about Washington University policies, procedures, and services. Refer to the handbook while you abroad if any questions arise.
Important Washington University resources for students participating in a study abroad program.
Policies & Procedures
Know the policies and procedures related to study abroad programs at Washington University. Both students and their parents should be familiar with these policies.