The resources included here were shared with you during your initial orientation at Calvin soon after you were accepted to study off-campus.  We hope placing these handouts online makes them easier to access for both students and parents.  Resources include: 

Budget Worksheet:  Provides some suggestions and questions to help you budget for your time away. 

Packing Tips:  Some generic tips on packing for your off-campus experience. 

Safety and Study Abroad:  A checklist of things you can do to help make your experience safe, also includes a handout on developing your situational awareness skills. 

Safe Spaces:  Specific information related to alcohol and sexual assault as it relates to your off-campus experience. 

Discipline Process:  This handout outlines the steps in cases of behavior issues with students studying off-campus. 

Do No Harm with Your Camera:  The challenges of photography while abroad.

Goal Setting and Your Off Campus experience: Thinking about different types of goals to set while studying off-campus.

Taxes and Study Abroad: What to do about your taxes when studying abroad.

Student Panel Best Practices: Tips for sharing information on a student panel.