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.