Resources for Parents

Some recommended publications for parents of study abroad students include the following:

Other Helpful Websites:

Institute for International Education
Helpful hints on getting the most of study abroad programs. Good questions to ask yourself before you leave on your travels. Also has a section for travel grants.

Savvy Traveler
Practical information for traveling. Plane, train, hostel, dining information. Travel warnings and safety issue. There are also travel stories to read.

The Lonely Planet
In-depth information about the specific country you are traveling to. Information on what time of year to go, festivals and holidays, history and culture.

Your guide to what’s happening in the most exciting cities on the planet

State Department
Warnings and alerts categorized by country. A good idea to check this every few days while abroad.

Entry Requirements/Visas

General Guides and Articles