Student Safety Abroad

The Office of International Education is keenly aware of the risks associated with education abroad. Student safety is our top priority.

Process and Materials

A meeting with the OIE’s Assistant Director and Programs Abroad Coordinator to discuss the Programs Abroad Health and Safety Agreement is the final step in the SCSU Study Abroad process, and it takes place shortly after students have completed their Course Pre-Approval Form and are finalizing travel plans.

The Programs Abroad Health and Safety Agreement is comprised of the following documents:

In addition, students are strongly encouraged to enroll in the U.S. Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to register their trip with the local U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Registration is available at STEP.