Traveling abroad. So many people are interested, but few rarely go through with their dreams of traveling abroad because of complications. One of these many complications may be obtaining a passport. The Institute of Study Abroad here at Adrian College has made studying abroad a little easier by making a day strictly for receiving a passport. This day was last Thursday the fourteenth.
The Study Abroad Office was open to any students who were in need of a passport. The employees in the office along with Dr. Bott helped students complete the information needed for the passport. The office also took all head shots of the students who were applying for a passport. Afterwards, the office took the information to the Adrian Post Office.
“The team from the Study Abroad office worked for three hours total, processing the passport information with the Adrian Post Office,” said Derek Jackson, junior, employee for the Study Abroad office.
Altogether there were twenty-one individuals who completed and submitted the materials that were needed to obtain a passport.
“Passport day is important because students need to be given all possible resources on campus. Having a passport day provides them with an opportunity to ask necessary questions without having to leave campus,” said Jackson.
This is exactly what the Study Abroad office provided for the students on Adrian’s campus. By providing a place on campus to obtain a passport makes it easier for students in many ways. Students felt that it was helpful and convenient.
It is required to have a passport when traveling to a different country. Having a passport is also a way of proving identity and is asked for in some circumstances when applying for employment. Those with questions about passports or study abroad, can contact Dr. Bott or stop by the Study Abroad office on the first floor of Valade Hall, across from Knight Auditorium.