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Safety Abroad

International Safety and Security team monitors world events and responds to student, faculty, and staff incidents abroad on a 24/7 basis.

Learn more about the emergency contact resources, travel policies, international insurance, safety and wellness tips, and view updates and alerts by visiting the Safety Abroad website.

24/7 Emergency Contact Number


The Emergency Contact Number is a 24-hour response line for student, faculty, and staff members abroad. The number first directs callers to the University of Illinois Police Department (UIPD), who then forwards the call to International Safety and Security.

The U.S. Department of State provides a list of 911 equivalent phone numbers for countries around the world.

Key Resources on the Safety Abroad Website

Safety Abroad Updates