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Below are some resources which may be helpful as you consider your study away options. Our hope is that this will be an ever-growing list that will continue to evolve as additional resources become available both on and off campus. If you find a particularly useful resource while you are doing your own research, please let us know about it by emailing

Diversity Abroad – A leading international organization that connects students interested in issues related to diversity with international study, internships, teaching, volunteering, degree, and job opportunities. Diversity Abroad’s mission is, “To ensure that students from diverse economic, educational, ethnic and social backgrounds are aware, have equal access and take advantage of the benefits and opportunities afforded through global education exchanges.”

  • Diversity Guide to Study Abroad – learn more about how your identity may impact your experience abroad.
  • Destination Guides – learn more about your specific study abroad destination (or destinations if you have not decided where to study yet!).

Mobility International USA (MIUSA) – Advancing disability rights and leadership globally by empowering people with disabilities to travel abroad.

NAFSA Rainbow Special Interest Group (SIG) – As international education professionals, this group’s goal is to provide resources for and counsel study abroad students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+).

The Overseas Resource Center at Bechtel - Works with undergraduates and graduate students, post-docs as well as recent alumni pursuing scholarships for study and research abroad.