Office of Global Engagement

Centenary in Paris Travel Information

2016 Travel Dates: Thursday, August 4 - Saturday, August 13

2016 Centenary in Paris PPT Presentation


Having a passport that is valid for at least 3 months beyond your planned date of final departure is required for all students participating in Centenary in Paris.

If you are even remotely considering attending Centenary in Paris, apply for your passport immediately! The National Passport Agency is experiencing long delays with passport processing, so it is important to apply as soon as possible.

Due to the delays, after June 1, it is recommended to have your passport expedited when you apply to make sure you have it in time for Centenary in Paris.

If you are applying for the first time or are under 16 years old, you must appear in person at a passport acceptance facility.

The National Passport Information Center is available to answer questions regarding the passport application process, application forms, necessary documents, fees, where to apply, and more.

  • 1-877-487-2778
  • 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY)
  • Customer Service representatives are available:
    • Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm Eastern Time
    • Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm Eastern Time
      • Excluding Federal Holiday
  • Automated passport information is available 24/7
  • email

Online Passport Resources

Required Documents

Before our students begin this experience and leave for the travel portion of the course, we require all of them to complete the following.

1. Copy of Passport

Once you have your passport, submit a legible, color copy of the photo page to the Office of Global Engagement at email. Make sure you sign your passport. We will be collecting copies at SOAR during registration.

2. Centenary in Paris Passport Information Required for Travel

This online form helps us to gather information needed to finalize the travel portion of the experience including airline tickets, dietary needs, etc.

3. Centenary in Paris International Travel Waiver (pdf)

This waiver ensures that everyone participating in this experience is aware of their rights and responsibilities as voluntary participants in this program. If you are 18 or under, you will need to also have a parent or guardian sign this form. The original signed copy of the form is to be submitted to the Office of Global Engagement. If you attend SOAR, the waiver will be completed there.

Additional Travel Preparation Information

Emergency Information for Students

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