Health & Safety
The University of Georgia provides students and staff with resources and updates to remain safe while traveling abroad. Please refer to the insurance information, World Heath Organization updates and current travel warnings issued by the US Department of State.
Travel to Countries under a Travel Advisory Level 3 or 4 or CDC Warning Level 3For full detail, please see the International Travel Policy.
UGA Code of ConductThe Code of Conduct has been developed by the Office of Student Conduct to provide students with expectations for behavior that upholds the principles outlined in the Pillars of the Arch. In addition to describing regulations for behavior, the Code of Conduct provides useful information to students and student organizations regarding alleged violations of conduct regulations.
Read the full text of the UGA Code of Conduct
US Department of State Travel InformationFor general inquiries regarding traveling abroad, including passport information, travel tips, and financial information etc. please visit the US Department of State website.
Country specific information is also available.
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. For more information, please visit the STEP website.
VaccinationsAll study away participants should consult with a healthcare provider who specializes in travel medicine for accurate, up-to-date pre-travel advice. To find out what immunizations you may need, consult the Traveler's Health section of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
Some countries may require you to provide proof of your immunizations as part of the visa process or upon arrival. To supply this information, ask your physician to provide you with a list of shots you have received to date and other medical conditions. Carry this card with your passport while traveling.
George Washington University. "Medications, Prescriptions, & Immunizations." Accessed June 2, 2016. https://studyabroad.gwu.edu/medications-prescriptions-immunizations?.