Required Permission / Health Forms, and Packing Lists

Student Participants must submit two forms:

  1. Health Form (Click the link below)
  2. Parent Authorization Form

Parent Authorization Forms MUST have both student and parent email addresses.

**Special Form: Any student traveling without a teacher chaperone is required to submit the Traveling Alone Permission Form.  Upload the completed form to Active.

Adult Participants must submit two forms:

  1. Health Form
  2. Faculty Role/Photo Release Form
Submit the Health Form by uploading it to your Active registration.

Tips for uploading your Health Form:

  1. Save the health form as a single PDF file (one file for all pages).
  2. On Active there is an upload “slot” for the health form.
If you are unable to provide the two forms, please contact the GYLI office to make other arrangements.

Year 3 Participants: Students and Faculty

  • Passports: Your passport should expire no less than 6 months after you return from the institute (Example: January 31, 2021, for an institute that ends on July 31, 2020.)
  • Center for Disease Control: The Center for Disease Control recommends you view this page regarding vital health information for travelers before traveling to Costa Rica.

Packing Lists: 

Connecticut Packing List:

New Mexico Packing List:

Year 3 Costa Rica Packing List: