Travel Preparation

The U.S. Department of State (new window) travel website has resources for students abroad (new window), as well as destination-specific information (new window) and travelers’ checklists (new window).

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (new window) has location-specific packing lists for students traveling abroad and a page devoted to study abroad (new window).

Immunizations

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (new window) has location-specific health resources and immunization information on their website.

The Georgetown University Travel Medicine Clinic (new window) offers pre-travel consultations, immunizations, and post-travel checkups. The clinic operates on Wednesday mornings. Call (202) 444-0086 ext. 2 to make an appointment.

Mental Health Abroad

OGE has comprehensive resources developed on both culture shock and reverse culture shock.

Safety and Security

The FBI (new window) has tips for students regarding safety and security abroad.

Health Abroad

The EPA’s insect repellant calculator (new window) or the CDC’s bug bite prevention page (new window) are great resources! The CDC has an app called “Can I Eat This? (new window)” that can help you figure out if food is safe to eat.

Currency Conversion

Xe.com (new window) is a great resource for currency conversion!