Travel Abroad Information

Official Resources: Health, Safety, and Passports

US State Department Travel Advisories
Start here for essential bulletins from the US government for US citizens. Travel-risk assessments include reports on crime, safety, health, and everything else related to travel.

US Department of State Travel Home Page (Bureau of Consular Affairs)
Here’s where to go for help from the US government, from travel safety advisories to crisis assistance for US citizens abroad. Find contact information for all US embassies and consulates abroad, as well as the list of foreign embassies and consulates in the US.

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
Enroll your trip with the nearest US embassy or consulate for notifications, an emergency contact system, and other free networking services from the US Department of State to keep you in contact with official channels as well as family and friends.

Centers for Disease Control, CDC Travel Information
Check the latest official US government information about health conditions worldwide, including recommendations for immunizations and travel clinic locations.

US Customs Office, Traveler Information
Receive information on customs restrictions and duty fees on items brought into the US by travelers, including the publication Know Before You Go.

CIA, The World Factbook
Provides detailed profiles of all countries of the world.

Study Abroad Student Handbook
Links you to an array of websites full of helpful hints and resources. Topics include travel and tourism, health and safety, and financial tools to help you study abroad.

Other Important Links