When traveling abroad, there are some very important safety concerns you should be aware of before you leave and while you are abroad. Note that not all of these concerns apply to every country. While this is a fairly comprehensive list of the general concerns for international travel, it is always important to learn what specific health and safety issues are problematic in the country you will be visiting.
Students and families should be aware that the U.S. Department of State maintains a website for U.S. citizen students to register their presence abroad (STEP), check country specific conditions, and offer students safety and general travel tips:
All students are required to register and attend ONE (1) face-to-face Maximize your study abroad experience workshop.