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Welcome to the School in Russia handbook! Please use the Table of Contents below or the menu above to navigate to different sections of the Handbook.

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Welcome Letter
Contact Information
Statement of Non-Discrimination

Pre-Departure

Costs and Expenses
Student Visa
HIV Testing
Registering with the US Department of State
International Students
Travel to Russia
Immunizations
Water
Checklist of Items to Pack
General Packing Suggestions

Arrival in Russia

Immigration
Getting from the Airport to the Hotel
Orientation
University Documentation
Resident Coordinator’s Role

Academics

Host Universities
Credit
Registration
Educational Differences
Placement Exam
Grade Equivalency
Learning Outside the Classroom

Living in Russia

Registering Your Visa
Housing
Cultural Differences
Meeting Russians
Drinking
Travel Within Russia
Visits from Family and Friends

Health and Safety

Hospitals and Medical Care
Psychological Health and Counseling
Birth Control and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Diet and Health
Allergies and Accommodations
Global Rescue
Sexual Assault and Harassment

Money

Currency Exchange
Money and Banking
Emergency Cash
Credit Card Cancellation

Communication

Communication and Immersion
Language Pledge
Mail
Internet and Email
Phones
Communication with Middlebury in Russia

Returning to the US

Local Resources

Emergency Numbers
Public Transport
Shopping
Eating Establishments
Entertainment

Academic Calendar