Study abroad


Pre-departure Links


Pre-Departure Orientation

General Online Orientation
All students studying abroad at Marquette are required to complete a mandatory general online orientation. You will access the orientation through your study abroad account following being accepted to the program and must complete the modules prior to the in-person orientation. The modules cover culture, health & insurance, safety and sexual violence prevention training.

In-person Orientation
You are also required to attend an in-person orientation. The first two hours will be spent discussing health and safety issues and culture. The final hour will be a program-specific orientation session where you will meet the other Marquette students participating in your program, speak with alumni from your program and discuss the logistics you will need to know to make your study abroad experience a success.

The in-person orientation for students studying abroad spring 2018, j-session 2018 or spring break 2018 will be held:


Parent pre-departure Webinar

There will be a live parent orientation WEBINAR on November 8th at 5:30pm central standard time. This session will Provide information about health and safety and be an opportunity for parents to ask questions. Information on how to connect to the webinar will be sent to students following the in-person orientation for them to farward, and will also be posted online here closer to the date.

We invite all parents to watch the parent pre-departure presentation below. It covers a wide range of information relevant to all study abroad students and programs.

If you have additional questions, please contact your student's study abroad advisor at 414-288-7289.

Parent Webinar Recording:


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Office of International Education

OIE works to promote the internationalization of Marquette University by recruiting and advising international students and scholars, developing vibrant partnerships with international institutions and providing innovative study abroad opportunities.
Office of International Education