"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." – Mark Twain
Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation
The Educational Policy Committee requires that all student going abroad attend orientation.
Red Folder - A checklist of things you should look at online. In the interest of saving paper, for any information that is available online, we have listed the links here instead of printing out a paper copy to put in the red folder. You are responsible for reviewing the information on these websites.
What's Up With Culture? The site contains resources gathered and developed over the past 30 years, drawn substantially from the integrated and linked Orientation and Reentry courses of the University of the Pacific's School of International Studies.
Culture Matters Workbook Teachers and students in classrooms from 8th grade to college can benefit from the cross-cultural training workbook, Culture Matters, specifically developed by the Peace Corps to help new Volunteers acquire the knowledge and skills to work successfully and respectfully in other cultures.