Travel Safety

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Travel Safety

Living and studying in another country will be an enriching and rewarding experience, especially if you are prepared and take certain precautions. The following links help to make you aware of possible scenarios you may encounter.

U.S. Department of State travel tips

When you go abroad…go from here!

When traveling abroad, you need more than just your backpack and flip flops. That’s where the U.S. Department of State comes in. They’re here to make sure you’re ready.

Enroll in STEP

What is STEP?

Benefits of Enrolling in STEP

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

  • Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  • Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  • Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.