Student Pre-departure Checklist
The pre-departure checklist provides important reminders, tips and resources for students traveling abroad on University-affiliated trips.
Trip Leader Checklist
The trip leader checklist provides important reminders, tips and resources for faculty members or administrators accompanying students abroad.
Local Contingency Plan for Emergency Incidents Abroad
Complete a local contingency plan to compile all relevant information needed in the event of an emergency abroad. The completed plan should be shared with all travelers and program administration.
Sexual Violence Abroad
If you or someone you know experiences any form of sexual violence, relationship violence, or stalking while traveling abroad, please click here for resources available to you.
Global Support Services
Global Support Services supports the administrative and business functions of global activities at Penn, including visas and travel logistics, export control, technology, audit/compliance, taxation, legal and financial issues. For more information, visit the Global Support Services website or contact 215-898-1640.
Office of Risk Management & Insurance
The Office of Risk Management & Insurance is responsible for coordinating the risk management activities of the University both in the U.S. and abroad. Please contact the Director of International Risk Management for questions related specifically to international travel safety, high risk travel briefings and/or travel insurance(s).
Websites Dedicated to International Travel Safety
U.S. Department of State
Embassy Information A list of U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world
Students Abroad A guide for student travelers
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) Register your travel with the U.S. Dept. of State
Other Government Resources
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Safety and Security for U.S. Students Traveling Abroad
Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) A list of countries with economic and trade sanctions