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Health & Safety

Health and Safety

The UNI Study Abroad Center works closely with UNI Campus Police, national organizations, and our partners overseas to make sure that our students, faculty and staff are informed so they can be proactive and handle any situation while on campus and traveling internationally.

The UNI Study Abroad Center receives updates and closely monitiors events overseas by working closely with the US State Department , the World Health Organization , and the Centers for Disease Control. Check out the links in the navigation bar to see live newsfeeds from these agencies.

Political situations worldwide are watched closely and the office strives to remain in close contact with students abroad to alert them of any potential threat to their health and safety.
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The U.S. Department of State has issued a worldwide caution for U.S. citizen traveling internationally. View additional details on the Worldwide Caution: Travel Health and Safety; Terrorism; Political Violence on OSAC's website. 

See our resources that will help you prepare for health and safety abroad.
Check out the U.S. Department of State's travel warnings and alerts.
Purple Plan Collage General Health and Safety Info
For general information about safety abroad, please check the up-to-date info from various agencies found under this section on the navigation bar.
  Purple Plan CollageRegister an International Trip
If you need to register a trip that you intend to take, please log in and click on the appropriate link from the travel registry in the navigation bar on the left.
Purple Plan CollageWHO News and Alerts
See what the World Health Organization has to say about health issues worldwide.
  Purple Plan CollageIn an Emergency
See our tips on personal safety abroad and find out what to do in an emergency.

If you need to report an incident please complete an incident report form.
International health insurance and emergency services through Cul­tural Insurance Ser­vices Inter­na­tional (CISI) pro­vides cov­er­age for UNI students, faculty and staff traveling internationally.