Health and Safety Resources

What happens if you get sick or hurt while abroad? What if you lose your passport? What if there's an earthquake or political conflict in the country where you’re studying? Knowing you have resources to deal with emergencies as they arise takes a lot of the uncertainty out of embarking on a study or research program.

International SOS

UT's required insurance policy covers you in case of sickness, accident, emergency, or need for evacuation.

U.S. Department of State

Information from the U.S. State Department including travel advisories, passport information, travel tips, and more.

Safety & Security Resources for Faculty

Resources to assist university faculty and staff in preparing for and coordinating a safe program abroad.

Travel Safety 101

A guide to assist travelers with the basic mitigation of safety while traveling abroad. It is not specific to any region or country.

COVID-19 Advice and Resources

There are several questions you should ask yourself before you engage in international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Global Risk and Safety offers resources you can use to prepare for going abroad and manage your health while in your destination.

UT-Specific Resources

Information about travel planning, insurance, immunizations, and more.

Other Useful Resources

Information about calling codes, currency conversion, CDC reports, needs of specific travelers, and more.

Pre-Departure Orientation YouTube Playlist

Before you go, learn more about pre-departure tasks, safe travel tips, and what to do in an emergency while abroad.

Pre-Departure video playlist graphic.