- Health & Safety Resources
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- Tips for Safe Travel
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The Office of International Education is closely monitoring current world events to ensure the safety of all of Marquette study abroad students. Please click above to view the guidelines and policies that have been communicated to students currently overseas regarding the recent Worldwide Caution Alert.
Safety abroad is of primary importance to the Office of International Education. While we cannot guarantee the safety of those traveling abroad, we will do our best to provide the tools for prevention and resources to use in the case of an incident abroad. Therefore, we have instituted the following policies and procedures:
Faculty and staff are:
Office of International Education staff are constantly monitoring multiple sources of world information, including that from the U.S. Department of State, Overseas Security Advisory Council, International SOS and our insurance company, GeoBlue International.
In the event of a major incident abroad where we currently or routinely have students, faculty or staff, we will:
In the event of a real emergency involving a Marquette student, faculty or staff member, we have established specific policies and procedures, depending upon the type of event. In an emergency, we will:
You will be encountering many physical and environmental changes while abroad. If you plan ahead and take preventative measures and precautions, you can reduce the risks of unfavorable health consequences. If you will have specific health care needs while abroad, you should share this information with your Education Abroad Coordinator and your study abroad program. They can help you access care and services while you are abroad and alert you to differences in care and services in your host country.