Useful Links

Resources - Useful Links

Below are some useful links with resources regarding health, safety and travel abroad.

Consulates and Embassies

U.S. Department of State: Links for the websites of all U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions around the world

 

Health and Safety

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Information about required and recommended vaccinations for countries around the world, as well as pertinent travel health information

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program: Free service through the U.S. Department of State to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to register their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate and receive updated safety and security information for their location

Bureau of Consular Affairs: Information on visas, passports, State Department Travel Alerts & Warnings and country-specific background information 

Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC): Information about security abroad, including crime and safety reports

Passports

U.S. Department of State Passport Office: Information on how to apply for and renew a U.S. passport

 

Money

Currency Converter: Tool for converting USD into a foreign currency based on the current exchange rate

Cost of Living Comparison: Information and tools for calculating and comparing the cost of living in locations around the world 

 

Travel Guides

Fodor's

Let's Go

Lonely Planet

Rough Guides

 

Additional Resources

Diversity Abroad: Information and resources for supporting students of diverse identities during their time abroad

Federal Voting Assistance Program: Information for how students can participate in absentee voting while abroad