Support for our Student Communities

The Summer Abroad program is dedicated to creating an open and inclusive community for all participants. We recognize that your sense of belonging can be influenced by the location you select (U of T Learning & Safety Abroad - Adjusting - Know Yourself). Therefore, we are sharing resources and tips to help you plan an unforgettable summer experience.

Students with Disabilities

Mental Health & Well-Being Abroad

First-Generation Students

International Students

Racialized Students

Students in Multi-Faith Communities

Indigenous Students

Students in the 2SLGBTQ+ community

Women Travellers

Non-Traditional Students

Acknowledgement & Feedback

We gratefully acknowledge staff and students from the University of Toronto community who provided their support and guidance in the development of the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility (EDIA) resources for Summer Abroad. Thank you to the following offices and individuals for collaborating with Summer Abroad and for sharing your insights:

  • Access & Inclusion Peer Programs: Alejandra Molina VĂ©lez, Assistant for First-Generation Students
  • Accessibility Services: Annicka Stabenow, Experiential Learning Accommodations Coordinator
  • Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office: Natasha Prasad, Advisor
  • LGTBOUT Executive Members: Abigail Timbers (First-Year Representative), Karen Chen (Communications Director), Pyrrha Kong (Drop-In Centre Director)
  • Faculty of Arts and Science: Bharat Saini, Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We value and prioritize feedback that builds from diverse student experiences and takes into account the lived experience(s) of students. If you have any suggestions or would like to share your feedback, please leave your suggestions in our EDIA Content Feedback Forum, or alternatively, please contact