Travel 101
 

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  • What's Up With Culture is a program developed to prepare students for the cultural adjustments that they will go through while studying abroad.

LGBTQ Students

Health

  • CMU's Travel Health Clinic can assess travelers' health needs based on their health history and the country that they will be traveling to. All students studying or traveling abroad are encouraged to visit the Travel Health Clinic.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides on-line health information, including country-specific travel health and vaccination information.
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) produces a report with information about main health risks for travelers by country.
  • InternationalVaccines.com offers an on-line Travel Health Clinic Locator and provides useful information regarding health risks, vaccinations, and other travel health related resources.

Information by Country

Students with Disabilities

  • Mobility International USA, a non-profit organization, is a cross-disability organization serving those with cognitive, hearing, learning, mental health, physical, systemic, vision and other disabilities. Their mission is to empower people with disabilities to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.
  • CMU Students with Disabilities Study Abroad Handbook is a resource created by a study abroad student, which provides helpful information for planning for a successful study abroad experience. 
  • Students with Disabilities Handbook.pdf

Transportation Information

  • STA Travel is a world-wide travel agency that works exclusively with students and works in conjunction with the ISIC.
  • Student Universe is another travel agency that offers flights with student discounts.
  • Eurail Pass information offers a variety of rail tickets which can be used for travel throughout the United Kingdom.

Travel Information

Other Resources

  • Many students choose to post their photos online while they are abroad, or create a website or blog about their experience. Some popular programs include:
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