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Pre-Departure Conference

Office of Study Abroad
Fall 2020 Pre-Departure Conference

Congratulations on your acceptance to study abroad during the upcoming Fall 2020 semester! We at the NTC Office of Study Abroad and Freeman Abroad Office are excited to send you off on your global adventures.
Before you take off, mark your calendars for the Fall 2020 Pre-Departure Conference on Saturday, February 29th from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the LBC.
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. 
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:

Check-In
9:30 AM

  • Freeman International Programs (Business School) - LBC Stibbs 203
  • Altman Check-in at Freeman Business School Table - LBC Stibbs 203
  • Office of Study Abroad Programs (School of Liberal Arts and Sciences) - LBC Qatar 212

Keynote PDO Sessions
9:45 - 10:45 AM

  • Freeman International Programs (Business School) - LBC Stibbs 203
  • Altman Students - Rechler 202
  • Office of Study Abroad Programs (School of Liberal Arts and Sciences) - LBC Qatar 212

Pre-Departure Identity Based Workshops
11:00 - 11:45 AM and 12:00 - 12:45 PM

See full descriptions here:

Study Abroad Regional Meet-ups
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Rugelach pastries.

Regional snacks and conversation from 1:00 - 2:00 PM, LBC takeover! Come connect with your fellow study abroad students, returned students, and international students from your future host country!

  • Europe - LBC Qatar 212
  • Australia & New Zealand - LBC Stibbs 203
  • Latin America - LBC Race 201
  • Asia - LBC Rechler 202
  • Africa & Middle East - LBC Korach Conference Room 208

Click the links below to find out more about previously offered sessions, such as:

Culture and Conflict: Understanding and Managing Conflict Situations Abroad 

Power and Privilege