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  CONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE TO MARIST INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS (MIP)

After the MIP on-line application has been submitted and processed, successful applicants will receive a

"Conditional Acceptance" letter through e-mail. The letter outlines next steps for pre-departure planning.

Click here for a typical letter of conditional acceptance.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY ABROAD - policies, recommendations, resources

A SAFE TRIP ABROAD - US Department of State advice for students planning international travel.

CDC: CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION - TRAVEL Vaccines, Medicine, Advice, Travel Health Notices

HTH WORLDWIDE INSURANCE COVERAGE - provided to every MIP participant.

HTH coverage is included in the MIP fee. Participants are automatically subscribed for the coverage.

HTH sends a welcome to each participant, with instructions for registering and gaining full access to https://www.hthstudents.com/ for: ID card; recommended physicians, hospitals, pharmacies; drug translation guides; claim forms; benefits; health, safety, security info; etc.

The HTH ID card includes emergency phone numbers; participants should carry it in their wallet while abroad.

SMART TRAVELER ENROLLMENT PROGRAM (STEP) 

Why register for STEP? The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in a foreign  country. 

STEP allows you to enter information about your upcoming trip abroad so that the Department of State can better assist you in an emergency:

    • Receive important information from the local U.S. Embassy re: safety conditions.
    • Embassy contact in an emergency (natural disaster, civil unrest, family emergency).
    • Help family and friends get in touch in an emergency.
 

TRAVEL TO YOUR PROGRAM SITE Flight bookings: options, suggestions, resources.

US DEPT. OF STATE - US passport  application or renewal instructions and  forms; worldwide cautions; travel warnings; travel advice;  registration with US consulates abroad. Websites of US embassies, consulates, diplomatic missions.

LEARN ABOUT YOUR DESTINATION

STA TRAVEL - links to rail passes, travel  insurance, International Student ID  Card (ISIC), hotel and hostel reviews/bookings, flights, etc. 

CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES

WORLD CLOCK What time is it in...?

STUDENT VISAS - General Info

Other countries: "Google" Consulate of [country name] in NY; follow links to student visas.  

MAGAZINES, ARTICLES, GUIDES

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