All U.S. citizens must have a passport at the time of traveling.
Typically, getting a passport requires some preparation and may take more time than you anticipate.
If you are planning for a study abroad, you may want to start applying for or renewing your passport.
For more information about how to obtain your passports, please click here.
Visa requirements vary from country to country.
As a rule of thumb most countries will require a student visa for periods longer than 90 days.
For more information about whether you will need a visa to study abroad, please click here.