International Health Travel

Preparing for Your Trip

Student Checklist

For RWJMS Students

→ A Compiled checklist
→ More important information from GAIA

IMPORTANT LINKS / ATTACHMENTS

Travel tracker -international SOS

https://www.internationalsos.com/en/traveltracker.htm

CDC travel tips

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel

International Phone Guide

http://www.independenttraveler.com/travel-tips/stay-connected/international-cell-phone-guide

U.S department of states (Comprehensive Traveler's checklist)

http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/go/checklist.html

International Travel Insurance

http://www.trawickinternational.com

For International Student

A checklist has been created by the office of global health.

Housing information for International Students

Application - Rutgers Housing

Highland Montgomery-housing

Plaza Square-housing

AIRbnb housing

https://www.airbnb.com/

Homestay

a href="http://elsiehomestay.com/">http://elsiehomestay.com

GpHome

http://www.gphomestay.com/schools-residential-consulting/faq-schools/

Short term Apartment rentals for Visiting Faculty and Staff

http://facilities.rutgers.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-and-staff-short-term-housing/short-term-faculty-and-staff-housing

Bonus Tips for both incoming and outgoing students

How to make long flight enjoyable

20 tips before traveling internationally

Suggested Timeline

  • Aug - Jan

    Find program, apply
    Fill out Global Health Grant Application
    Attend Global Health Fair
    Get passport
  • Jan – Feb

    Attend required meetings
    Determine when need to apply for visa
    Shop airfares
    Start immunizations
  • March – April

    Global Health Grant application due no later than March 15th
    Attend required meetings
  • May

    Prophylaxis
    Shop / pack
    International cell phones
    Call credit card companies, ATM access
    Packing (required dress code if any, etc)
  • June / July

    GO!
  • August / Sept

    Come back and share what you’ve learned!