Student Organizations

College of Engineering Student Organizations travel all over the world! If you are interested in joining them, learn more about the organizations who travel.

Organizations Who Travel Abroad


Student Organization International Travel Resources

International Travel Approval Process

If your organization plans to travel internationally, make sure to get approval from the College of Engineering. Familiarize yourself with the process as you’ll need to plan in advance!

Ready to start the process?

 APPLY NOW to start a Maize Phase proposal in M-Compass for Spring break 2019 (Winter 2019 term) or Spring/Summer 2019 (Summer travel).

The deadlines for the International Travel Approval Process for 2018-2019 are below.

Travel Dates Spring Break
May – August

Go Blue Go Abroad! Workshop


Learn about the travel planning process, including updates to the proposal process, trip planning, and funding resources

October 26, 2018, 2-3 p.m. | Chrysler 151

*Advising Session Due December 17, 2018 February 4, 2019
“Maize Phase” Due December 17, 2018 (11:59 PM)

February 4, 2019  

(11:59 PM)

“Blue Phase” Due January 20, 2019 (11:59 PM) March 12, 2019 (11:59 PM)
Pre-Departure Orientation

February 15, 2019

12-2:30 PM
1180 Duderstadt

April 24, 2019

Time: TBD
Location: TBD

“Wolverine Phase” Due February 15, 2019 (11:59 PM) Varies

Other travel dates

Please contact Emily Aiken ( as soon as possible if your group plans to schedule travel outside of Spring Break or Spring/Summer terms

 Partnering With An NGO Overseas

If you’re planning on creating a new partnership abroad consider these resources available to guide you through the process. 

Selecting Safe Housing Abroad 

Going to a new culture presents a variety of challenges. One of these is knowing how to select safe housing as there are many details to consider.

IPE’s Research Guide Library

Visit the Research Guide for various resources for planning your travel. 

CHECK YOURSELF – Community Engagement Abroad

Resource from the Ginsberg Center on thoughtful community engagement.