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.
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
GeoBlue WORLDWIDE INSURANCE COVERAGE is required and provided to every MIP participant by Marist College.
GeoBlue coverage is included in the MIP fee, and program participants are subscribed for this coverage by Marist.
A GeoBlue ID card will be mailed to each student from MIP. With information on the ID card, students can access info and resources (such as recommended physicians) by registering on the GeoBlue web site: www.geobluestudents.com and/or download the GeoBlue app to register.
It is important for students to carry their GeoBlue ID card to access healthcare services; they will need to present the ID card whenever they receive medical care.
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:
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.
STA TRAVEL - links to rail passes, travel insurance, International Student ID Card (ISIC), hotel and hostel reviews/bookings, flights, etc.
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