Internet Resources


GET YOUR PASSPORT


Office of Passport Services, U.S. Department of State
Accepts applications for passports
travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

U.S. Department of State
www.state.gov

U.S. Department of State

Bureau of Consular Affairs

travel.state.gov/

Electronic Embassy
Connects to the websites of the U.S.-based embassies of foreign countries,which provide valuable information about visa requirements and cultural and travel information.
www.embassy.org

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Centers for Disease Control
Tips for travelers abroad to stay healthy and disease free.
www.cdc.gov/travel

UT Dallas Health Center
www.utdallas.edu/student/slife/healthctr

ISIC: International Student Identity Card
Student ID cards that offer services, insurance and discount in various countries.
www.istc.org/

WORLD RESOURCES

CIA World Fact Book
World wide virtual library maps/country information.
www.worldfactbook.com

MSN: Money
CNBC Currency Exchange Rates

moneycentral.msn.com/investor/market/rates.asp

The Universal Currency Converter
www.xe.com/ucc

The World Clock - Time Zones
www.timeanddate.com

World Time
www.worldtime.com

Rail Europe
This travel agency issues all kinds of rail passes in Europe.
www.raileurope.com

Mobility International USA (MIUSA)
Provides publications and videos on including persons with disabilities in international exchange and travel programs.
www.miusa.org

CNN Weather

www.cnn.com/WEATHER

UTD RESOURCES

Financial Aide Office
financial-aid.utdallas.edu

Health Center
www.utdallas.edu/student/slife/healthctr

Disability Services
www.utdallas.edu/student/slife/hcsvc.html

International Student Services
www.utdallas.edu/student/international

Multicultural Center
www.utdallas.edu/student/slife/minpp.html

VOLUNTEER ABROAD

Interaction
Listing of 150 non-profit organizations which promote human dignity & development in 165 countries around the world.
www.interaction.org

Amerispan
In Latin America and Spain for students, recent graduates, and professionals. Duration: 2 weeks - 6 months, academic credit possible for service work. $300 program cost and application fee, language courses included.
www.amerispan.com

Peace Corps of the United States
2 year, 3 month assignment, language training included.
www.peacecorps.gov

United Nations
VolunteerAbroad.com

VOTING WHILE ABROAD

Federal Voting Assistance Program
www.fvap.gov

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM RESOURCES

BUNAC

Offers US students and young people work/travel programs to Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada

www.bunac.org/USA

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
A non-profit professional association that provides training, information, and other educational services to professionals and volunteers in international education exchange.
www.nafsa.org

Peterson's Guide
Publisher of study abroad guides.
http://www.petersons.com/stdyabrd/sasector.html

StudyAbroad.com
A searchable database of study abroad programs worldwide.
www.studyabroad.com