The Education Abroad Office is no longer purchasing ISIC cards for our students. If you wish to purchase one, please click here to purchase your card.
The medical coverage is broad enough to cover sickness and hospital benefits and even emergency medical evacuation. The ISIC card also provides travel insurance for baggage and travel delays as well as accidental death, dismemberment and repatriation of remains. The ISIC card is recognized by UNESCO and acts as proof official student status all over the world. The card gains students access to discounts from things such as travel and educational courses, to entertainment and food!
The U.S. Department of State issues a Travel Warning when they want you to consider very carefully whether you should go to a country at all. They issue a Travel Alert for short-term events they think you should know about when planning travel to a country.
The U.S. Department of State offers information for every country including whereabouts of the American Embassy in your host country and various information regarding currency, visas, and passports.
The Center for Global Education, an international resource center, has some excellent information on general travel safety, information on important health and safety issues, as well as a checklist to keep in mind during your study abroad experience.
The CDC compiles travel health information about specific regions of the world.
Information about Prevention of HIV Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travelers' Health Yellow Book
This Web site contains background information on health and safety, as well as relevant questions, a checklist, a sample emergency card, and useful words and phrases to know.
The U.S. Department of State offers advice and information targeted to students planning to travel and study abroad.