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Preparing to Go

Information on the following will be provided via email, following your acceptance to the Duquesne in Dublin program:

  • Making your travel arrangements: You will be responsibile for booking your airfare independently. Information on how to arrive to St. Michael's House from the airport will be given to you before your departure. It is important to remember that you will need a passport that is valid for at least 6 months beyond your anticipated return date or you will not be able to board the plane. Non-US or non-Canadian students should check UCD's website for information on student visas. 

  • CLPR 350: Cross-Cultural Preparation: Getting Ready for the Journey course, which you will take the semester before your departure for Dublin. You will also receive information on registering for the Duquesne-required Ireland Uncovered and CLPR 351: Intercultural Awareness and Exploration courses, which you will take on-site at St. Michael's House. 

  • Dates of the pre-departure orientation.

Duquesne in Dublin Handbook and Policies
We encourage all accepted students to review in advance, preferably with their families, Duquesne in Dublin's Policies and Student Handbook. Duquesne students are ambassadors while studying abroad and are expected to uphold the Duquesne University Mission and Code of Conduct while abroad. This is imperative not only for the image of Duquesne abroad, but most importantly for the safety of our students in Dublin. 

Duquesne in Dublin Student Handbook

Alcohol Discipline - Strikes Description

Helpful Information and Resources Regarding Alcohol and Drug Use

Alcohol Agreement Policy

Duquesne in Dublin Required Forms
Following your acceptance, you will be asked to submit the following seven (7) forms:

  1. Emergency Contact form
  2. Participant Agreement (electronic signature)
  3. University College Dublin Offer Letter 
  4. Insurance Certification (electronic signature but you should talk to your insurance issuer first to determine whether your coverage abroad is adequate to your needs)
  5. Special Power of Attorney (must be printed and notarized - we can do this for free at the Office of International Programs if you bring a valid government issued photo ID such as passport or driver's license)
  6. Health Clearance form (must by signed by your physician, so you may need a physical if you haven't had one recently)
  7. Duquesne in Dublin Housing Preference Questionnaire (You may request a particular roommate. We honor requests that are mutual).

Deadlines for these submissions will be emailed to you.