Information for Parents

  • Parent/Student Roles
    Parents are very important supporters of students' international experiences. We encourage parents to browse the resources available on this site and to communicate with your student to better understand the process involved in studying abroad. You may want to review information about the program your student has selected as well.
  • Health & Safety
    The health and safety of students abroad is of utmost importance to the University at Buffalo and the Office of Study Abroad Programs.
  • International Health Insurance
    All students and faculty or staff traveling abroad for University purposes or on University business are required to carry University-approved international health insurance.
  • Cost & Billing Information
    It's important to have a clear financial plan when you're considering study abroad. There are hundreds of study abroad programs available to UB students. The program fee depends on the type of program, the program duration, and the location of the program abroad.
  • Watch These Videos
    In preparation for your study abroad experience, our office has created short, content-specific videos that cover important information which will help prepare you to study abroad.