Health and Safety

Safety Booklets for Spring Break 2015 Study Abroad Programs

If you are traveling on a Spring Break study abroad activity, please download the important safety information below, specific to your destination:

 

 Austria & Czech Republic                                        Luxembourg

 

Canada                                                                         Peru

 

Germany                                                                      Portugal

 

Haiti                                                                              United Kingdom

 

If you are traveling on a university activity during Spring Break 2015 and do not see your destination listed above, please contact the UNF International Center at (904) 620-2657 or intlctr@unf.edu

 

Safety Session Schedule for Summer 2015 & Fall 2015 Study Abroad Programs

Whether you are participating in a UNF faculty-led trip, exchange program or through a third party study abroad company/other university, it is required for all UNF students to participate in a Safety & Security Session to be cleared to travel. The calendar of dates, times and building/room locations is below. For the complete Safety Session document and further instructions, click here.

 

Safety Sessions in March 2015

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

22

23

24

Noon – 1pm

58W/3806

25

5:30 – 6:30pm

15/1206

26

4 – 5 pm

58W/3804

27

12:30 – 1:30pm

51/1102

28

29

30

3 – 4 pm

58W/3804

31

2 – 3 pm

39/1003

 

Safety Sessions in April 2015

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

 

 

 

1

 

2

5:30 – 6:30pm

58W/3804

3

2 – 3 pm

2/2010

4

5

6

 

7

9 – 10am

58W/3804

8

1 – 2pm

51/1102

9

10 – 11am

58W/3804

 

Register with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) https://step.state.gov/step/

 Benefits of Enrolling in STEP

  • Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  • Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  • Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

General Safety for Study Abroad

 SAFETY AND SECURITY for US Students Traveling Abroad: by the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

 SAFETI (Safety Abroad First Educational Travel Information):   an information clearinghouse developed by The Center for Global Education.

Health Information (immunizations, food and water safety, etc.)

 UNF Travel Clinic - for pre-travel consulation for locations worldwide, personalized health advice and affordable immunizations and medications.

Please call (904) 620-2175 to make an appointment at least 6 weeks prior to travel.

 

  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Traveler's Health   - offers tips on disease prevention while abroad, vaccinationa advice and country-specific health information.

U.S. Department of State Information

The U.S. Department of State provides safety and security information for students traveling abroad.

 U.S. Department of State: International Travel

 U.S. Department of State: International Travel Safety Information for Students

 U.S. Department of State: Registration with Embassies

 U.S. Department of State: Safety Issues

 U.S. Department of State: Travel Warnings

 U.S. Department of State: Emergency Services to American Citizens Abroad 

International Health Insurance

UNF policy requires that students on UNF-affiliated international travel have sufficient health insurance while abroad. The required level of coverage includes:

  • health coverage
  • emergency assistance / medical evacuation
  • repatriation of remains

Please contact the International Center for more information on international insurance and appropriate coverage options.