Education Abroad

Packing

Always pack sensibly and lightly. Choose clothes that you can mix and match in order to utilize a minimum number of items. Also, weather can vary quite a bit throughout the day and from town to town, so take clothes that are good for layering.

When you fly, you will be limited to one or two pieces of checked luggage (depending on your destination) and one carry-on bag. Your carry-on bag should contain all the necessities to live for one or two days in the event that your luggage is delayed or lost.

Packing tips specific to your program will be provided at your orientation; however, here are some more helpful guidelines:

If you are thinking of bringing your laptop, consider the following:

Copies, Copies, Copies

Before you leave the United States, it is vital that you make copies of the following items:

Carry the copies with you in a separate place from the originals when you travel. Store the copies in a safe place, separate from the originals, in your room or in a hotel safe. Also be sure to leave a set at home with your family.

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