Travel Safety Resources

Check out this "Culture of Safety" video produced by UT-Austin. In 5 minutes, the narrator explains the main principles of staying safe abroad and offers valuable tips and pointers for being aware of your new environment. 

Travel Warnings and News

The US State Department Resource

  • A section specifically for students abroad which includes emergency contact numbers by country (think 911), what to do if you are a victim of a crime or natural disaster, or need to be evacuated.
  • An iPhone app with frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, US Embassy locations, and more.

Articles and Blogs

  • Journeywoman -- an excellent resource on women’s travel safety; most tips can apply to men, too!

Other Safety Resource