University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Resources for Families & Friends

The resources below will help you better support your student as they experience each part of the study abroad process from pre-departure to being abroad to when they return.

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Campus Resources

Find information and resources on the Illinois International website for members of our international community affected by the Executive Order on Immigration.

College Study Abroad Offices

There are several academic colleges at Illinois that sponsor study abroad programs and advise students. You can find their contact information and websites on the College Study Abroad Offices page. If your student is going or considering going on a college-sponsored program, you should direct all questions to the sponsoring office.