- Students of color: IES provides good country specific information on diversity resources. Diversity Abroad has a broad range of resources and information, some more useful than others.
- LGBTQ+ students: The Rainbow SIG, Global Service Learning, ILGA and Michigan State University websites provide information and resources for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, questioning and transgendered students who are considering study abroad. IES provides good country specific information on diversity resources. Erasing 76 Crimes focuses on the human toll of 76 countries’ anti-gay laws and the struggle to repeal them. A list of countries where homosexuality is illegal.
- Students with disabilities: Mobility International USA provides information and resources for people with disabilities who are considering study abroad. Stanford University’s Office of Accessible Education highlights the study abroad experiences of three students with disabilities.
The Bates Office of Accessible Education and Student Support is a valuable resource while you are planning for off-campus study.