As a student of Roberts Wesleyan College,
you may have multiple opportunities to travel. When the
College is sponsoring a program that requires travel off campus,
students should be aware of their own responsibilities.
Students are responsible for their health
and safety while participating in college-sponsored study programs
and associated travel in domestic and foreign
- Educate yourself about the political, geographic, and health
risks of the region where you will be traveling.
- You must obtain permission frpm the trip leader before
embarking on any independent activity. The trip leader has
the right to decline your request if they feel it is
- Do not travel alone at any time.
- Verify with the Chaplain's Office or Global Education Office to
ensure proper travel immunizations, receive specific information
about local health risks, and recommended precautions.
Students must disclose any health condition which may result
in a medical emergency abroad and obtain adequate medicine for the
duration of the trip.
- Make sure that you have received a copy of the College's
insurance card if you are traveling outside the U.S.A.
- If not covered by the College's Student Health Plan, verify
that your family health insurance plan covers medical expenses in
foreign countries. If it does not, you are required to
purchase supplemental health insurance for travel
- Review and complete all required forms. If under 18, have
a parent or guardian co-sign.
- Except for emergencies, students should not drive cars or
motorbikes in foreign countries.