Off Campus Study | Resources

The below links can provide valuable information for Study Abroad


Looking for need based scholarships?
Always check with  your provider when you are filling out your application.  Many offer scholarships.
Low Fee Fundraising Options:

Faculty and Staff Forms

US Government Study Abroad Information

International Travel Insurance

  • Houghton College requires each student and faculty traveling abroad for academic credit or for a college sponsored trip to have international travel insurance.  This is available through the Off-Campus Programs office.  For information on the insurance click on the the following link:  MyISIC : Travel Insurance     Also look for other benefits and discounts.

Reading up on Study Abroad

Study Abroad can seem daunting.  If you would like some useful reading on the whole process the following links can be helpful.  These are not Houghton sites but are from recommended sites.

Passport Information

You may visit the Houghton US Post Office, the OCP Office or follow the links below for information and downloadable forms.  Passport Photos are available at the AV Center on the 1st floor of Chamberlain Center.

Health Information

The Center for Disease Control hosts the best information for concerns about health issues while traveling and immunization recommendations.

Travel Helps