"Student travel enhances the learning experience, but will be guided by a primary concern for student safety"
ACC Board Policy A.5
The health, safety, and security of ACC students, faculty, and staff is of primary concern to the International Programs Office. We work in partnership with ACC Environmental Health Safety & Insurance, the International Programs Advisory Committee, and other ACC units to monitor and provide guidance related to international health, safety, and security, so that study abroad and other international education and professional development opportunities will enrich the lives and careers of ACC students, faculty, and staff. Below are resources to help you plan and prepare for safe study abroad and international professional development travel.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has worldwide travel health information, including destination guides, vaccinations, medications, and travel preparation.
The World Health Organization provides worldwide information on international travel and health, including disease information, vaccines, travel health risks, and precautions.
SAFETY AND SECURITY RESOURCES
U.S. Department of State has worldwide travel and safety information for Americans traveling abroad, including country briefs, travel tips, warnings, and emergency information and services.
Overseas Security Advisory Council provides information on worldwide and country-specific security and safety resources as well as a travel safety reference guide for planning and preparation.
Transportation Security Administration has information on preparing for international travel, including what to know, special considerations, medical conditions, and disabilities.
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program is a 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 is an information resource provided by the U.S. Department of State covering a range of issues for students planning and preparing to travel abroad, with specific resources for women, disabled, and LGBT travelers.
International SOS is ACC's 24-hour worldwide emergency assistance and services partner.
Worldwide Caution issued by the U.S. Department of State for U.S. citizens traveling or living abroad.
Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512.223.7114 for additional information.