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Pre-Departure Conference

Congratulations on your acceptance to study abroad during the upcoming semester! We at the NTC Office of Study Abroad and Freeman Abroad Office are excited to send you off on your global adventures.

Attendance at the conference is mandatory for all students approved to study abroad through the Freeman Abroad Office and the Newcomb-Tulane College Office of Study Abroad. 

Upcoming Conference Date

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
5:00 - 8:00 PM CST
LBC Student Center, 2nd Floor


5:00-5:45pm     Keynote
                          - Freeman Students in Qatar
                          - Office of Study Abroad Students in Kendall Cram
6:00-6:45pm     Breakout Sessions Round 1
7:00-7:45pm     Breakout Sessions Round 2
7:45pm             Meet-Ups by Study Abroad Region

See the section below for details on breakout session content and location.

What the Conference Covers

Students will attend both a general keynote session covering next steps in the application process, course registration, code of conduct, and other important logistics, as well as two identity-based sessions of their choosing.

See below for a list of our available sessions and accompanying online resources:

What If? Health, Safety, Risk and Study Abroad 
Session Location: LBC 212 Qatar
Intersectionality of Identities: Traveling as People of Color
Session Location: LBC 201 Race
Living Like a Local: Maximizing Immersion during Study Abroad
Session Location: LBC 213 Kendall Cram
Street Harassment and Gender in a Global Context 
Session Location: LBC 203 Stibbs
LGBTQ+ & Allies Abroad: Navigating Identity and Expression in a Global Context
Session Location: LBC 210 McKeever
Internship and Fellowship Opportunities Abroad 
Session Location: LBC 202 Rechler