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While You're Abroad

For US Citizens

Non-US citizens should research how to handle these matters for their home country as well.

Dealing with Culture Shock

Sometimes, despite their preparation, people find themselves in their host country feeling homesick, bored or withdrawn. They might spend all their time with Americans, avoiding the host nationals. They may drink, eat or sleep too much. They might feel hostile or critical of the host culture. They are experiencing what many people refer to as "culture shock."



Health & Safety

USC Campus Links

Online Newspapers

Career Planning While Studying Abroad

This worksheet will help you with career development during pre-departure, while overseas and once you return to the U.S. from your study abroad program.