University of Northern Iowa

Health & Safety

It is important to be informed about necessary immunizations and travel safety rules before leaving to a foreign country. Get competent assistance with planning a safe trip and stay healthy abroad.

UNI Student Health Clinic The Student Health Clinic will assist you in planning a safe and healthy trip.

UNI Study Abroad Health and Safety The Study Abroad Center provides health and safety tips, as well as emergency contact information.

U.S. Department of State International Travel for US Citizens The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS) administers the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety and security. Country Specific Information, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program.

Center for Global Education Student Study Abroad Handbook The Student Study Abroad handbook provides resources and preparation tips for students considering study abroad.

Center for Global Education SAFETI The SAFETI (Safety Abroad First - Educational Travel Information) Clearinghouse Project, develops and disseminates resources to support study abroad program development and implementation, emphasizing issues of health and safety.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Travelers’ Health CDC Travelers' Health offers information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.

Country Watch CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data through its suite of products to over 4000 clients including public and private sector organizations with overseas operations and global interests.

Global Risk Management Services ASI’s mission is to provide you with the best tools, products and resources to enhance your ability to conduct business at home and abroad. Risk analysts, security consultants, global agent network, investigators and training specialists help clients mitigate and respond to the complex challenges of the 21st century.

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