Maintaining good physical health is an important aspect of a successful international experience. Travel abroad often presents physically challenging settings and activities. Travelers may find that familiar support networks, medications, and health services are not available or are considerably different from the United States. Preparing for these differences is key to maintaining good physical health abroad.
We encourage you to consult with your health care provider about your plan to go abroad and how you will maintain your physical health abroad. Your health is your responsibility, no one else can prepare you better for your own health needs.
Students are required to review and complete the Study Abroad Health Assessment Form Part A: Self-Assessment. Then, students are required to electronically sign Part B: Statement of Understanding in My Study Abroad.
We highly encourage students to review the Study Abroad Health Assessment Form as soon as soon as they identify an interest in studying abroad; understanding personal needs and the potential impact of study abroad on well-being can assist in selecting an appropriate experience or location.