Health and Safety

Responsible Study Abroad: Good Practices for Health & Safety

Statements of good practice that have been developed by the Interorganizational Task Force on Safety & Responsibility in Study Abroad to provide guidance to institutions, study abroad participants, and parents/guardians/families.

Health and Vaccination Information

Information on travel health and recommended immunizations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Information about travel health insurance

Study Abroad Handbook: Basic Health and Safety

Health and safety information from the Center for Global Education

"A Safe Trip Abroad"

Safety tips from the US Department of State

 Medications: Tips for Traveling Internationally

Information from Mobility International about traveling with medications

Drugs Abroad

Penalties for illegal drug use and possession can be severe in other countries. Know the laws before you go.

 National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange

Resources on travel abroad for people with disabilities