□ Register for DEV 410 / 420*
□ Complete Assignment #1
□ Complete Assignment #2
□ Attend Pre-Departure Orientation
□ Review the Off-Campus Activity Safety Policy (OCASP) and Complete “Form 1”.
□ Ensure all pre-departure activities are completed.
__ Make sure you are mentally prepared for your journey.
__ Set out your goals and do the self-audit in the pre-departure workbook.
__ Read the pre-departure workbook, complete all checklists and exercises.
__ Obtain passport and appropriate visa(s), if necessary.
__ Record credit card, passport, health insurance, telephone numbers somewhere safe.
__ Leave one photocopy of important documents with someone responsible at home.
__ Arrange to vote in any upcoming election.
__ Discuss safety and emergency contact procedures with your family
__ Arrange for Power of Attorney for the person handling your affairs in your absence.
__ Notify the Registrar’s office of your re-admittance plans.
__ Complete OSAP application for next year (available online at osap.gov.on.ca/eng/eng_osap_main.html)
__ Register personal items with Canada Customs.
__ Arrange to have any campus mail sent to your home address. On QCARD, change your Mail Address to your Home
__ Get a web-based free e-mail address.
__ Notify your provincial health plan of the dates that you will be out of the country.
NOTE– if you are away for longer than 6 months, you may have to contact your provincial health plan to arrange for
□ Buy a supplementary health insurance that covers international travel.
□ Complete Workplace Insurance form, leave copy with Development Office and return immediately with
□ Prepare and sign contract
□ Keep journal
□ Have employer/host organization complete the evaluation and return it to the Development Studies Office.
□ Complete Final Report
□ Complete OCASP Post Activity Incident Form
□ Hand in Journal