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Documents & Resources

On this page, you will find various documents and resources for your study abroad program.
*If you are looking for introductory information on how to study abroad, or the types of programs we offer, please visit our Start Here tab first.

General Information
Helpful Tips from Students
  • Partner Programs Step by Step Guidebook
College/Department Study Abroad Advising Contacts
  • College of Business Study Abroad Advising: Website | Email
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science Study Abroad Advising: Website | Email 
  • Rosen College of Hospitality Management Study Abroad Advising: Website | Email
  • Nicholson School of Communication and Media Study Abroad Advising: Website | Email
  • School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs Study Abroad Advising: Website | Email
Partner Programs | Course Approval Process
Exchange Programs 
Other Florida State College or University Programs
Helpful Pre-Departure Information

Campus Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
While experiencing a new country and culture is exciting, it is normal to experience culture shock. CAPS can support you as you prepare to adjust to a new country, as well as when you are settling back into life at UCF. 

Career Services
Work on building your resume and your cover letter for an internship abroad! Career Services provides examples and can critique your resume, cover letter and LinkedIn Profile.

Experiential Learning
Experiential Learning's website is also a great resource for polishing your resume. Their website provides a plethora of resume samples.

Student Health Services (Travel Clinic)
Available for students traveling or studying abroad, the Travel Clinic will provide you with the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control. The Travel Clinic Provider will provide you with counseling on: tips for a safe and healthy trip; recommended and required vaccinations; risks associated with diseases and epidemics; food, water and health precautions; and what to include in a travel kit. Be sure to schedule your appointment 6-8 weeks prior to your departure. 

The SPOT, located on Main Campus in the John T. Washington Center, can help with all of your passport needs. As a designated Passport Acceptance Facility by the U.S. Department of State, students, faculty, staff, and members of the community are able to apply for a passport directly through their office. Also, The SPOT can provide photo services for your passport, visa, and other application needs.

Office of Student Financial Assistance
Do you have questions about how your financial aid package will apply to a specific study abroad program? Due to the various program types and nuances of each student's financial aid package, it is crucial that you meet with UCF Abroad first to select a program before asking how financial aid will be handled. Once a program has been selected, be sure to schedule an appointment with our contact in the Office of Student Financial Assistance at

U.S. Department of State Resources

How to Apply for a Passport
Need an overview of how to apply for a passport? Start here!

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. 

Learn About Your Destination
Each country information page contains a Travel Advisory, Alerts, and other important details specific to that country that could affect you.  Pay close attention to the entry and exit requirements, local laws and customs, health conditions, and other details to decide whether traveling to that country is right for you.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Study Abroad Guide
Planning to spend a semester or explore a gap year abroad, but don’t know how to start preparing for your program? Use this guide from CDC to help you get ready for safe and healthy travel.