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Safety Abroad


All students are required to attend pre-departure meetings hosted by the Office of Internationalization and the program director to prepare them for a safe and enjoyable experience abroad.  As an additional resource, check out Students Abroad - Safety Abroad on safety abroad.

There are inherent risks in traveling, studying and living abroad, and students need to be prepared. Common sense and good judgement are the best tips for staying safe anywhere in the world. Please review the sources below for helpful information.
  • The U.S. Department of State's Students Abroad site issues country-specific travel advisories and up-to-date information on health and safety issues.
  • The Students Abroad - Health provides detailed information on staying healthy while traveling, including a list of required immunizations and other health recommendations.
  • Student safety is our number one priority, and all study abroad participants are covered under the travel insurance policy with Cultural Insurance Services International.
  • Travel guides, books and websites focused on living abroad also offer valuable health and safety information.