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Study Abroad Returnees

Information for Returnees

Welcome back!

Church in Spain Sunset Taj Majal, India Student in Greece Street in Bolivia

We hope your study abroad experience was a life changing one. Now that you are back, you have the opportunity to share this experience with others. 

You will also need to complete the last of the paperwork for the Office of Study Abroad. Please remember that your international transcript is your responsibility. If your program does not automatically send this, you will need to request it from the university you attended while abroad. 

Buffs Abroad Photo Contest

Share your photos with us! Make sure to submit photos for our annual Buffs Abroad Photo Contest. To participate, just complete and submit the Buffs Abroad Photo Contest Registration Form

1st Place Winners of each category will receive $75 Visa Gift Card!

2nd Place Winners of each category will receive $50 Visa Gift Card!

3rd Place winners of each category will receive $25 Visa Gift Card!

Contest rules and guidelines are available here.

Dealing with reverse culture shock?

If you are experiencing difficulties re-adjusting to what used to be "normal" now that you are back, you are not alone. Many students deal with what is called reverse culture shock. The website studentsabroad.com contains a handbook explaining reverse culture shock and how to overcome it, along  with some extra resources on reverse culture shock.