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The Schools Abroad Handbook is intended to assist students preparing to study abroad.

Students should read everything carefully and be sure to follow the instructions. Failure to meet deadlines may result in disqualification. Your success in the program may depend on how able you are to assume responsibility in preparing for your time abroad.

2014-2015 General Handbook for the Middlebury Schools Abroad
2013-2014 General Handbook for the Middlebury Schools Abroad

 

Inside the Handbook

Inside the School in the Middle East Handbook, you'll find the following information:

Table of Contents
Pre-departure Information 
  Approximate Program Costs
  Expenses
  Student Visas
  Jordanian Consulates in the U.S.
     Customs
     Registering with the U.S. Department of State
     International Students
  Travel to Jordan
     Flying to Jordan
     Departures from Jordan
     TSA Regulations
     Airline Luggage Regulations
     Immunizations
     Checklist of things to pack
     General Packing Suggestions
     Other suggested items
     Climate and Clothing
     Bed and Bath Linens
     Toiletries
     Prescriptions
     Electrical Appliances
     Computers
     Gifts
Arrival in Jordan
  Immigration
  How to Get to Amman
  Orientation
Academic and Administrative Matters
  Host University
  Credit
     All Undergraduates
     Middlebury Undergraduates
     Students from other Colleges & Universities
  Registration
  Cultural Activities
  Typical Academic Schedule
  Placement/Proficiency Exams
  Student-Teacher Relationship
  Classroom Etiquette
  Learning Outside the Classroom
     Internships
     Volunteer Work
Living in Jordan
  Housing
     Homestays
     Apartments
  Meeting Jordanians
  Heritage Learners
  Travel within Jordan
     Amman
  Travel outside the Host Country
Health and Safety
  Sexual Assault and Harassment
  Drugs
  Water
  Tips for Safety in Jordan
  Medical Care
  Hospitals
  Psychological Health & Counseling
On-Site Money Matters
  Currency Exchange
  Money and Banking
     Accessing Money
     Bank Cards
     Credit Cards
     Emergency Cash
Communication with Home and Friends
  Communication and Immersion
  Language Pledge
     Mail
     E-Mail
     VOIP – Voice Over Internet Protocol
     Phones
     Fax/Xerox/Scans
Local Resources
  Emergency Numbers
  U.S. Embassy in Jordan
  Telephone directory information
  Drug Stores
  Calling Card Access Numbers
  Taxi Service
  Bookstores
  Shopping