Resources > Helpful Links
You made it! We hope you're enjoying your stay abroad. This page will connect you to online resources that can help answer new questions you may have. This can also help you maximize your experience while abroad, so check it out! (Note: this page has general information that is not country-specific. To best answer questions you have about where you're staying, contact your specific program and/or your Study Abroad Program Coordinator here at DU. And don't forget your handbook!)
From other sections of this website
- DU Study Abroad Handbook & Country Guides
- Course Approvals
- Passport & Student Visa Info
- Maximizing Study Abroad
- International SOS
- Budgeting for Study Abroad
External Web sites
- From the U.S. State Department
The U.S. State Department has excellent information for U.S. citizens who are traveling overseas.
US State Department Abroad
Consulates and Embassies
- International S.O.S.
DU students who are studying abroad are members of International SOS, a company specializing in protecting travelers while they are out of their home country. Look at your study abroad handbook for more specific information (including your member number), and take a look at the company’s website for more details.
- Library & Research
You may access the Penrose Library Gateway for scholarly research while you're abroad.
- Travel Guides and Information
Traveling while abroad can be really fun, especially when you’re prepared. Check out these sites to best plan your trips! Also, these sites are good at helping you find points of interest and excursions in your own neighborhood:
Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
- Blogs while abroad: read blogs and ideas on publishing something of your own!
Check out these great travel blogs and places online where you can share your own thoughts (if you haven’t set one up already):
But first – check out the DU Students Abroad Blog
Study Abroad Bloggers
These sites may help in finding the best way to communicate with people back home. Make sure not to call home so often that you aren’t experiencing your new home, but not so little that you worry anybody. (For more information about striking that balance, see the Study Abroad Handbook):
Information on Phone Cards and International Phones
Rent and Lease International Cell Phones
International Shipping Rules and Regulations
International Shipping with UPS
- Maps and Navigation
World Electric Guide
- Denver News
Stay current on DU happenings by subscribing to The Clarion Online at www.duclarion.com. You may also keep in touch to the Denver community with the following links:
University of Denver Magazine
University of Denver Newsstand