The Center for Global Engagement takes seriously issues affecting our students’ health and safety while abroad. It is a reality that international travel is risky, and it is impossible for us to foresee or prevent every emergency.
We are committed to protecting the health and safety of our students studying abroad by:
- Providing them with accurate and timely information about ways to minimize risks when they travel abroad and how to respond to emergencies when they happen.
- Regularly reviewing programs with which we are affiliated to ensure they meet nationally accepted standards for safety and security for study abroad.
- Giving students information about how to stay safe and healthy while abroad through our handbooks and pre-departure orientations.
- Providing AIG Global Travel Assistance Services while abroad to have 24/7 emergency response in a variety of situations including emergency evacuation.
- Requiring students to maintain health insurance sufficient to cover the specific needs associated with international travel.
- Staying in regular communication with students while they are abroad to quickly respond to major and minor emergencies.
If families have any concerns for the safety of their children abroad, contact the CGE at 918-631-3229 or email@example.com.
Methods for Communicating Health and Safety Issues
We have several methods for communicating health and safety concerns with our study abroad students: