Independent Minds, Working Together

Faculty Resources

Internal Resources

Wooster in... Handbook (.pdf)

Wooster in... Templates

  • Budget
  • Application
  • Medical Form
  • Release of Liability
  • Program Evaluation
  • Emergency Protocol

Integrating OCS Into the Curriculum: A Resource for College of Wooster Faculty (.pdf)

Links to External Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - information about health issues and immunizations by country.

CIEE Knowledge Series - Essays geared towards students about health, safety, parents, risk, women, disability, food, identity, and the return home.

Exchange Rates and Currency Conversions

Education Abroad Faculty Toolkit - Comprehensive resources, ideas and syllabi for faculty-led embedded and stand-alone off-campus programs from the University of Kentucky. - Information and tips about designing and implementing faculty-led off-campus programs.

The Forum on Education Abroad publishes Standards of Good Practice, Standards of Good Practice for Short-Term Education Abroad Programs, and Code of Ethics.

Information about responsible, ethical and sustainable study abroad: Responsible Travel resources from Transitions Abroad, Sustainable Study Abroad from Middlebury College, Sustainable Travel Checklist from Sustainable Travel International, the Ethical Traveler website.

Mobility International USA - an organization advocating for international exchange for people with disabilities.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators - information, resources, handbooks, articles about study abroad and international education.

United Educator's handbook for Understanding and Managing the Risks of Short-Term International Programs (.pdf)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection - U.S. customs regulations and links for air travelers.

US Department of State - Entry requirements, travel warnings and alerts, country information, websites for study abroad participants, travel tips for foreign countries.

STEP (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program) - U.S. Department of State program for registering U.S. citizens traveling abroad.

What's Up With Culture? - online cultural training resource for study abroad from the University of the Pacific.

Additional resources can be found on the OCS website Resources page.