Each faculty member should become familiar with the guidelines and procedures outlined in the University Graduate and Professional Handbook for International Travel and the University Crises Response Plan.
Student Screening Process
- Submit Nicaragua Application Form (with your signature indicating approval)
- Submit syllabus for the course in which student will receive credit
- Results of Spanish language screening (if required by your School)
Student Forms and Documentation
Obtain the following completed forms from participating students (Note: participating faculty and supervisors must also complete all forms).
- Proof of Insurance Form
- Traveler Information Page
- Self-Disclosure Medical/Disability Discussion Page
- International Travel Contract
- Exception Form for Travel Warning (if applicable)
In addition, obtain the following documentation from participating students (Note: also required of participating faculty and supervisors).
- copy of passport (and visa if necessary)
- proof of medical insurance and travel insurance
- proof of required immunizations
- copy of flight itinerary
- signed travel class budget form
Be sure that students complete the following: (Note: also required of participating faculty and supervisors).
- Read the Graduate and Professional Handbook for International Travel
- Are provided with and read the University Crises Response Plan
- Implement strategies to improve or refine Spanish language skills prior to travel
- Educate oneself about the host country
- Orientation to the specific study abroad expectations, health and safety for travel, and what to pack
- Become knowledgeable in how to participate in donation-gathering and fundraising activities
Re-Entry Student Requirements
Upon return to the home country, be sure that students:
- Complete a Course and Trip Evaluation Form
- Are provided with opportunity to debrief and formally share their experience with others