Now that you have been accepted to a study abroad program, you will want to start preparing for your departure!
After you are accepted, you will be moved to the Participant Stage of RIPA (Rollins International Programs Application) and will be able to view and complete all the supplemental materials for your program. We have a strict deadline for all supplemental materials, so please get started on them right away. If you have questions about any of the supplemental materials, come to International Programs for help!
All students participating in study abroad regardless of program type and sponsor are required to attend the on-campus orientation during which health, safety, legal and cultural issues are discussed.
You will receive a Pre-departure Guide at our MANDATORY orientation. Be sure to read through it! It is chock full of helpful information and includes everything from advice about cell phones abroad, to insight about culture shock, and information about managing your money while abroad.
You can also find valuable tips and information to on the following government websites. We encourage all students and parents to carefully review their information.
Mango Languages offers self-paced and fun language courses available to Rollins students, faculty and staff! Check it out at
http://ezproxy.rollins.edu:2048/login?url=http://libraries.mangolanguages.com/rollins-college-olin/start (you need to copy and paste into a new window on your browser for the link to work)
(It appears that you have to log in but you do not. If you click on the “start learning” button you can bypass the login and start a language course)