Safety and Security Resources for travel and study abroad

The following links provide important information and services for faculty, staff and students preparing to travel abroad:

Resources to Prepare Your Travel

State Department Smart Traveler Program
https://step.state.gov/step/

Students Abroad Website @ U.S. State Department (A great resources for students and parents
https://travel.state.gov/content/studentsabroad/en.html

  • Travel document information: passports, visas, registering with the U.S. Embassy
  • Health information specific to your country
  • Emergency information: what to do, where to go, whom to contact
  • Embassy information
  • Traveling smart: insurance, local laws, drinking & drugs
  • News and alerts

U.S. Government Information Links:

State Department Travel Alerts and Warnings
https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings.htmlState Department 

Country Information Reports
https://travel.state.gov//content/travel/en.html

Listing of US Embassies and Consulates 
http://www.usembassy.gov/

Passport Application Information
https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

Global Disaster Alert Coordination System (United Nations/European Union Site)
http://www.gdacs.org/