Do Guelph students going abroad need to do a pre-departure orientation or other preparation?

 All students (graduate and undergraduate) participating in activties outside of Canada associated with the University of Guelph must complete DepartSmart, our on-line predeparture orientation program.  These activities include:

  • field trips
  • Research projects
  • Exchange programs
  • Semesters abroad
  • Letters of Permission
  • Practica
  • Internships
  • Coop placements
  • Scholarly Conferences
  • Organized sport competitions or other extracurricular activities

We want our students to be prepared and travel safely. DepartSmart provides you with important information about health insurance, what to do in an emergency and a plethora of valuable travel tips. Register today.