We understand that identity is complex and intersectional and cannot be distilled into one aspect of who you are. Feel free to peruse all the categories that interest you to learn more about how different identity markers can impact the experience of studying abroad. If you know of a resource that is not listed below that we should add or have a question, please email us at cedi@arcadia.edu.

General Interest Resources:

Resources for Asian American Students: 

Resources for Black & African American Students:

Latinx & Hispanic Students

Native American Students

  • Native Land - An interactive map to know what indigenous land you are on anywhere in the world. For example, When we are in Tempe, we are on O'odham Land.

Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian Students

First Generation Student Resources

LGBTQIA Resources

  • U.S. Department of State: LGBTI Traveler Information provided by the U.S. State Department on travel-related topics, including passports information.
  • International Gay and Lesbian Association: is the world federation of national and local organizations dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people across the globe and their website includes resources like a map of sexual orientation laws in the world and a report on global attitudes____ including country-specific information related to legal rights and social climate, LGBTQ owned and welcoming travel related businesses in over 75 countries.
  • GoAbroad: An LGBT Student Guide to Studying Abroad
  • Meaningful Travel Tips & Tales: LGBTQ+ Perspectives: a free ebook published by Goabroad.com Get Through The TSA Safely
  • LGBT Rights Around the World: an interactive map from TheGuardian.com of the legal rights of people in the LGBTQIA community
  • OutTraveler: Provides information on LGBTQ-friendly travel around the world.
  • GlobalGayz: An LGBTQ travel and culture site that compiles news reports, links, stories and photo galleries for over 190 countries.
  • Rainbow SIG: resources like scholarships and advice guides for students studying abroad who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+)
  • OutRight Action International: an organization that fights for human rights for LGBTIQ people everywhere.
  • Free and Equal – United Nations: a global United Nations public information campaign aimed at promoting equal rights and fair treatment of LGBTQI+ people.
  • Trans Travel Tips: a tip sheet from the Canadian Human Rights Trust
  • National Center for Transgender Equality: an organization that advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people and the website includes relevant information about airport security, passports, and immigration documents… resources on how to update IDs (including passports) and rights at airport security
  • TransRespect vs. Transphobia Worldwide: a global research project, seeking to provide an overview of the human rights situation for trans- and gender-diverse people in different parts of the world.
  • Print Resources for LGBTQ Students Studying Abroad: resources from Carleton college which include suggested readings for different regions of the world

Faith Community Resources

Disability Resources

Mental Health Resources