Mandatory Student Orientation
All students participating in study abroad programs with Murray State University must attend study abroad orientation. Upcoming orientations are:
- Winter 2013-2014 & Spring 2014 Participants: Friday, November 15, 2013. 4:30-9 p.m., Alexander Hall Auditorium Room 204
- Spring Break 2014 Participants: Friday, February 28, 2014. 4:30-8:30 p.m., Location TBA
- Summer/Fall 2014 & Full Year 2014-15 Participants: Friday, April 18, 2014. 4:30-9:00 pm, Location TBA
What to know before you go:
Thanks for you interest in studying abroad. We hope that this page will help you figure out all the things you need to know before you embark on your adventure abroad. Packing, making it through security at the airport, exchanging money, figuring out which converter you need for your chargers and hair dryers, avoiding jet lag and culture shock - you'll have a much better experience if you understand all of these elements before you leave.
Departing the U.S.
Health & Safety
Check the CDC Vaccination Guidelines
for your destination. We require an updated Tetanus shot.
Find more information on your destination on the State Department's Country Specific Information page.