Travel Safety

We strongly suggest that all HPU students traveling abroad register with the US Embassy (or their respective country's embassy) within the country they are visiting!

The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management –             

The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety and security.  Country Specific Information, Travel Registration, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program.

NACUBO International Resource Center (IRC) -
The IRC is a resource for colleges and universities engaged in international activities. It provides a framework for the key areas that institutions need to be mindful of when conducting activities abroad.

SAFETI Clearinghouse -
The SAFETI (Safety Abroad First – Educational Travel Information) Clearinghouse Project creates and disseminates resources to support study abroad program development and implementation, emphasizing health and safety issues.

NAFSA Health & Safety -
NAFSA’s Education Abroad Knowledge Abroad (EA KC) Health and Safety subcommittee has created resources designed to help education abroad professionals stay abreast of current and relevant health and safety updates, best practices, and policies.

Department of State -
The US Department of State offers a comprehensive website dedicated to student overseas travel safety.

OSAC – Bureau of Diplomatic Security -           

The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) provides an effective security communication network between the State Department and all US businesses, academia, faith-based groups, and non-governmental organizations.

Center for Disease Control -
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) provides valuable health and safety information for international travelers.