JMU Study Abroad Online Orientation Web site

Additional Sources of Information

To make the most of your study abroad experience, know as much about your program site overseas as possible. You can find information on your program's country, as well as any additional countries you plan to travel to, by reading the U.S. Department of State's Travel Advisories web site.

Regarding safety, common sense is the main factor. Please be sure to read and comprehend the section on "Safety" in the study abroad handbook. A wonderful overseas experience is also one that is a safe overseas experience.

Numerous travel resources are available online, from travel blogs by students and travel guides from professionals.  Studyabroad.com's travel guide is one option. 

Click here to continue with the online orientation.

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