Study abroad


Pre-departure Links


Pre-Departure Orientation

General Online Orientation
All students studying abroad at Marquette are required to complete a mandatory general online orientation. You will access the orientation through your study abroad account following being accepted to the program and must complete the modules prior to the in-person orientation. The modules cover culture, health & insurance, safety and sexual violence prevention training.

In-person Orientation
You are also required to attend an in-person orientation. This time will be spent discussing health and safety issues and culture, and you will have the opportunity to meet the other Marquette students participating in your program. In addition, you will speak with alumni from your program and discuss the logistics you will need to know to make your study abroad experience a success.

The in-person orientation for students studying abroad during spring 2019 will be held:


Parent pre-departure Webinar

There will be a live parent orientation WEBINAR on Wednesday, November 7th at 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. central standard time. This session will Provide information about health and safety and be an opportunity for parents to ask questions. Information on how to connect to the webinar will be sent to students following the in-person orientation for them to forward, and will also be posted online here closer to the date.

We invite all parents to watch the parent pre-departure presentation below. It covers a wide range of information relevant to all study abroad students and programs.

If you have additional questions, please contact your student's study abroad advisor at 414-288-7289.

Parent Webinar Recording:


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Office of International Education

OIE works to promote the internationalization of Marquette University by recruiting and advising international students and scholars, developing vibrant partnerships with international institutions and providing innovative study abroad opportunities.
Office of International Education