Office of International Programs
Health & Safety
The University of Texas at Tyler is committed to ensuring that students are prepared to have a safe and healthy experience abroad. The following resources are provided to students to assist students begin preparing.
Remember you are ultimately responsible for the choices you make regarding your safety! Many places abroad are safer than the U.S., but your lack of familiarity with the culture, language, people and locales may put you at higher risk.
For more information on health and safety issues, as well as health and safety updates, please visit the following related links:
- U.S. State Department Travel Warnings
- U.S. Embassies
- Tips for Students Studying Abroad (Department of State website)
- Safety Abroad Handbook (USC Center of Global Education's resources and preparation tips for students considering studying abroad)