Assistant Director of International Health and safety
Whether you are on your study abroad trip or beginning to look forward to it, this page will provide you with resources you can use to keep yourself healthy and safe while you are away. We have divided the information into several categories to help you quickly find the information you are looking for.
- تروح و تيجي بالسّلامة!
- ¡Buen viaje!
- Bon voyage!
- Gute Reise!
- Счастливого пути!
Before You Go
- Cultural Awareness
Where are you going? There is probably some useful country information for you here.
- Perceptions of Americans in Other Countries
Public opinion and other useful resources
- Situational Awareness
News and other resources to get a sense of the circumstances in your destination country.
- Some Great Websites
Here are some Websites just for study abroad students with some really helpful information.
- Read All About It!
A lot of really great print resources to read before you go.
- Health Care While Abroad
Some resources to help you stay physically and mentally healthy on your travels.
- Safety and Security Resources
Safety is a priority while traveling abroad. These resources will help you be an informed and safe traveler.
- Legal Systems and Laws in Other Countries
Laws can differ greatly from country to country. Make sure you know what to expect in your destination country.
- Emergency Numbers
Keep these important numbers handy in case of emergency.
- Computer and Data Security
Protect yourself and your valuable belongings on your travels. These links will tell you how.
- Alcohol and Drug Issues
Be smart! Stay informed about alcohol and drugs and make the right decisions while studying abroad.
- LGBT Issues
Use these resources to understand LGBT issues in your destination country.
- Students With Disabilities
Learn about opportunities for students with disabilities, and get the most out of your trip by preparing beforehand.
Other Really Important Information
- Help from the University and U.S. Government
If you find yourself in trouble, the University and U.S. Government have resources in place for students studying abroad.
- Volunteering in Your Study Abroad Country
Enrich your study abroad experience and build your resume with volunteer opportunities.