If you have been approved for Off-Campus Study by Whitman College, you will receive a notification via your Whitman campus e-mail address.

Congratulations! You are about to embark on one of the most rewarding adventures of your life. With Off-Campus Study Approval from Whitman College, comes a few more required steps.


1) ON-LINE REVIEW of the Terms of your OCS Participation from Survey Monkey email prompt

2) WHITMAN OCS FORMS - Each study abroad participant is required to download, complete and return the following forms to the OCS Office. Failure to do so may result in withdrawal of off-campus study leave approval by Whitman.  The following forms are located in your CLEo account.

Health Statement and Liability Waiver
(REQUIRED - All Partner Programs)
• It is every student’s responsibility to carefully read and become familiar with the health and safety issues of their off-campus destination and the demands associated with studying abroad. Please select your study abroad destination from the lists of countries on the following websites Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Department of State and read through carefully.

Insurance Verification Form
(REQUIRED - All Partner Programs)
• All students will be required to show written proof of health insurance coverage both in the U.S. and overseas.

Power of Attorney Form
(OPTIONAL - All Study Abroad Programs)
• All students who receive need-based financial aid are highly recommended to complete this form giving your parents (or another designee) power of attorney for signing documents in your absence. This will help you get loan checks processed quickly. Once you complete the document, you may stop by Mem. 205 or Mem. 223 to have it notarized.