What Do I Need To Do?
STEP ONE: Stop. Look. Listen
- Read the Cross-Cultural Experience Policy, taking note that the options available must be approved, and a minimum of six continuous nights in context is required.
- Tune in to others who have gone or are going on trips, to chapel speakers, to missionary guests.
STEP TWO: Ask. Seek. Knock.
- Speak with your parents, professors/advisors, and/or the Director of Cross-Cultural Experience about your preference.
- Find out if there is a position open and what their application procedure involves.
- Fill out the appropriate application and submit it to the leadership of the group.
- Fill out the Cross-Cultural Experience Form and submit it to the Cross-Cultural Experience Office for approval.
- Apply for a passport at a local post office or online at www.state.gov. (Passports must not expire within six months of your departure.)
- Contact the Student Health Service at least three months prior to departure to check on medical requirements.
- For Asbury-sponsored trips:
STEP THREE: Assessment. Paper. Passport.
- Complete an online Pre-Experience Assessment before you leave for your experience. You will be sent a link for this assessment by the CCE Office.
- Complete an online Post-Experience Assessment and Experience Evaluation after you return from your experience. You will be sent a link for these assessments by the CCE Office.
- A Reflection Paper is due within 30 days from the return of your trip. The paper must be four pages in length, double-spaced, 12 pt font.
- Passport verification is required in the Cross-Cultural Experience Office unless the professor/group leader submits a list of participants.