How to prepare for your Annenberg study abroad semester experience.
Here, we share useful information that we require all study abroad participants to read before they depart for their programs. These resources complement and expand upon information that is presented at mandatory pre-departure orientation sessions. By reviewing this information, students will be better prepared when they arrive in their host countries. Please share this page with your family/loved ones.
PRE-DEPARTURE READINGS: Please click on the links below to read about each subject.
Health & Safety
U.S. Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
U.S. Department of State Travel Alerts & Warnings
U.S. Department of State Overseas Citizens Services
Fire Safety While Abroad
Prescription Medication While Abroad
Mobile Phones + Electronics
How to Find the Best Cell Phone Plan for Study Abroad
Guide To Using The iPhone Abroad
- Backing Up Your Data
- Banking Tips While Abroad
- Culture Shock
- Easy and Cheap Ways to Communicate Abroad
- Electronics and Mobile Devices
- Health and Safety
- How to Use International SOS
- Prescription Medication
- What to Pack (Spring) / What to Pack (Fall)
Make sure to check out our Travel Accessories Pinterest Board for great items to take with you.