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.
- "A Parent's Guide to Study Abroad" by IES Abroad
- "Debunking Study Abroad Cost Myths" by IAGE in Parent and Family Programs Winter Newsletter
- "Gaining Global Competency through Study Abroad" by IAGE in Parent and Family Programs Winter Newsletter
- IIE Parent Guide to Study Abroad
- "Studying Abroad is a Great Opporunity for Your Student" by IAGE in Parent and Family Programs Winter Newsletter
- U.S. Department of State Info for Parents
Safety & Security
- Campus Policy on International Travel
- Counseling Center
- Disability Resources and Education Support (DRES)
- International Safety & Security
- International Student & Scholar Services
- LGBT Resource Center
- McKinley Immunization and Travel Clinic
- Women's Resource Center
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.