Study Abroad Health, Safety & Security

The health, safety, and security of ACC students, faculty, and staff is of primary concern to International Programs.

Use the resources below to plan for safe study abroad and international professional development travel.

Health
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Worldwide travel health information, including destination guides, vaccinations, medications, and travel preparation.
World Health Organization Worldwide information on international travel and health, including disease information, vaccines, travel health risks, and precautions.
Safety & Security
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U.S. State Department Worldwide travel and safety information for Americans traveling abroad, including country briefs, travel tips, warnings, and emergency information and services.
Overseas Security Advisory Council Security and safety resources as well as a travel safety reference guide (PDF) for planning and preparation.
Transportation Security Administration Information on preparing for international travel, including what to know, special considerations, medical conditions, and disabilities.
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country to better assist you in an emergency.
Students Abroad U.S. State Department resources covering a range of issues for students planning and preparing to travel abroad, with specific resources for women, disabled, and LGBT travelers.
International SOS ACC's 24-hour worldwide emergency assistance and services partner.
Safety Updates
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Worldwide Caution U.S. State Department alerts for U.S. citizens traveling or living abroad.