Consult the State Department's Travel Advisories page for the advisory level issued for your destination.
Enroll your trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate utilizing the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).
Check the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Travelers' Health Information database for country-specific health concerns and vaccination recommendations. Student Health Service offers travel medicine services to UW-Stevens Point students.
Ensure you have insurance coverage if you should fall ill during your stay or need medical evacuation and prepatriation. See Insurance section below for details.
Know what to do in an emergency and review What the Department of State Can and Can't Do in a Crisis and What Can You Do in a Crisis Abroad?
Prescriptions and Other Medications. Make certain your prescriptions are in their original containers, bring the generic name of the drug with you and also bring a letter from your physician in case you are questioned about your carry-on medication.
For additional information, see the U.S. State Department's Traveler's Checklist "Are you Taking Any Prescriptions or Other Medications?"
Contact Study Abroad if you have questions or for additional information pertaining to your destination.
See the Study Abroad Health and Safety Abroad page for safety-related issues you should keep in mind while abroad and for medical, health and insurance information.
Emergency Management Plan for Study Abroad
Study Abroad & National Student Exchange
International Student and Scholar Services
Student Health Service (offers travel consultations for international travelers)
Page Last Reviewed: January 19, 2018
Page Last Updated: January 19, 2018