Studying away from home can be a powerful and positive experience that can lead to increased self-awareness and personal growth. However, the changes associated with off-campus studies can also be stressful and confusing, and can aggravate existing physical and emotional conditions. It is essential for students to meet with CC Student Health Center staff or other healthcare providers to discuss how off-campus studies might affect their situation. Addressing health issues before studying off-campus will help identify resources that will or will not be available at the program center.
Rock climbing is an activity that carries inherent risks, and technical escalation is at your own risk. The City of Colorado Springs does not install, inspect, or maintain fixed protective devices, so it is up to the individual to ensure their safety. Every student enrolled in at least one CC block on the university campus in a given semester must complete the SHIP exemption or enrollment process. Students who enroll in SHIP in the fall semester and remain enrolled in at least one in-person course during the spring semester will be automatically enrolled and billed.
Additionally, some students who participate in CC-approved partner programs and who do not yet have international health insurance will also automatically enroll in the CC International SOS plan. The Colorado College Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is designed for use while on campus and enrolled in at least one in-person CC course per semester. Students traveling to higher-risk destinations must complete an application process that outlines their strategies and resources to stay safe. Faculty and teaching staff can play a critical role in international education at the University of Colorado at Denver, from leading global study programs to advising research projects abroad, encouraging students to study abroad, incorporating international student experiences into the classroom, and more.
The CSU takes steps to advise students on safety strategies for international travel during counseling sessions and mandatory guidelines for programming education abroad. The impressive rock formations of the Colorado Springs area have been a popular destination for climbers for decades. It is important to remember that climbing is at your own risk and that the City of Colorado Springs does not install, inspect, or maintain fixed protective devices. When studying away from home, it is essential for students to take all necessary safety precautions to ensure a positive experience.
Meeting with healthcare providers before leaving home can help identify resources that may or may not be available at the program center. Additionally, students traveling to higher-risk destinations must complete an application process that outlines their strategies and resources to stay safe. Rock climbing is an activity that carries inherent risks, so it is important for climbers to remember that they are responsible for their own safety when visiting Colorado Springs. Finally, all students enrolled in at least one CC block on the university campus must complete the SHIP exemption or enrollment process.