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U.S. Department of State
Contains information regarding current travel warnings, travel alerts, and U.S. Consulate information
U.S. State Department Tips for Students Abroad
This U.S. State Department website provides excellent information, advice, and tips for students studying abroad. This comprehensive webpage provides information on the smart traveler enrollment program, preparing travel documents, what to do in case of an emergency, how to vote abroad, what to pack, etc.
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country.
STEP allows you to enter information about your upcoming trip abroad so that the Department of State can better assist you in an emergency. STEP also allows Americans residing abroad to get routine information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.
U.S. State Department Country Specific Information
The State Department's Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS) administers the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety and security. Country Specific Information, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program.
Contains links to U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions all over the world.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC's Travelers' Health section provides information on health conditions around the world, including health precautions, such as safe food advice, water precautions, and insect-bite protection.
911 Emergency Contacts Abroad
Not all countries use "911" as their emergency contact number, as we do in the United States. This list provides a reference of emergency contact numbers in foreign countries, so you may reference how to contact the police, and ambulance, or a fire department. Please note that English-speaking operators may not be available.