HEALTH & SAFETY
SIUE Safety Guidelines for Travel Study
All faculty leading SIUE travel studies should share and discuss these guidelines with all travel study student participants.
Study Abroad Safety Handbook - Medical Care and Insurance Section Useful information about obtaining medical care abroad and insurance for international study and travel (from the Center for Global Education)
Passport Health is a nationwide low cost provider of immunizations and international travel services. St. Louis Passport Health is located at:
I-70 and Delmar (8390 Delmar Blvd., Suite 205, Tel: 314-997-8100).
U.S. Dept. of State Consular Services: Medical Info for Americans Traveling Abroad
Center for Disease Control (CDC) Traveler's Health Information
This federal agency provides information on health conditions and recommendations for immunizations and tips on staying healthy in countries worldwide.
SAFETI (Safety Abroad First - Educational Travel Information) Clearinghouse Project
This project, funded by support of FIPSE and the Dept. of Education, develops and disseminates resources to support study abroad program development and implementation, emphasizing issues of health and safety.
Student Travel Association.
Travel agency specializing in low-cost student tickets, rail passes, and other items for student travel. Also issues the ISIC international student I.D card.
Student Universe - Online travel service allowing students and faculty to research and purchase travel products including airline tickets, rail passes, travel i nsurance and more online..
U.S. Dept. of State Foreign Entry Requirements
Visa, passport, and other entry requirements listed by country
U.S. Dept. of State Travel Registration
This is a free travel service provided by the U.S. government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country. Registration allows you to record information about your upcoming trip abroad that the Dept. of State can use in case of an emergency to locate you. All students studying abroad are strongly encouraged to register with the U.S. Dept. of State.
Europe on Rail.
Guide to International Hostelling
International Student Travel Confederation
Let's Go Travel Guides
Lonely Planet Travel Guides
Cultural Adjustment - Useful information from University of California, Irvine, Center for International Education.
Foreign Currency Converter
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT IDENTITY CARD (ISIC)
MUST READS FOR ALL STUDENTS PLANNING TO STUDY ABROAD
Online Study Abroad Handbook, sponsored by StudyAbroad.com, provides comprehensive, detailed information within five sections:
1. Reasons for Studying Abroad
2. Selecting the Right Program for You
3. Before You Leave Home
4. Living Abroad
Study Abroad Safety Handbook: How to Get There...and Back
This online handbook published by the Center for Global Education (Loyola Marymount University) provides resources and preparation tips for students considering studying abroad and parents trying to help them. The handbook should help you ask the right questions and find helpful resources for international study and travel.