Diversity & Inclusion Abroad

Studying abroad is a life-changing opportunity that can be very rewarding yet also challenging at times. In addition to course planning and arranging accommodations, it is also important to engage in personal reflection before your departure. There may be certain aspects of your identity that could potentially impact your international experience in ways that you have not faced or thought about previously. These considerations can help to prioritize your safety and set realistic expectations that make the transition to living internationally go smoother. With that in mind, please feel free to review the information below for general guidance, tips, and resources to better understand how cultural context may affect personal interactions abroad based on perceptions of your identity.