Published August 14, 2015
Travelers should review the U.S. Department of State’s list of important steps to take to prepare for a safe trip outside the United States.
Research Foundation-funded travel to countries on the State Department’s warning list requires the provost’s approval prior to travel.
Make sure you have the contact information for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate office at your destination.
Keep other important phone numbers in your mobile phone directory, as applicable:
Make two photocopies of all your travel documents in case of emergency or if your documents are lost or stolen. Leave one copy with a friend or relative at home. Carry the other copy with you, stored separately from the originals. Documents to make copies of include: