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Helpful Websites for International Travel

Tower Travel Management
University's preferred travel agency offers 24-hour, worldwide reservation assistance. From abroad, call collect 001.682.647.0061 and from the US, call 866.625.6491. All reservations use access code S*75V1.

US Department of State
Country-specific information on international travel, passports, visas, travel alerts and warnings, embassies and consulates, etc.

Passport and Visa Requirements per Country
Entry/Exit requirements for US citizens

Passport Application Procedure
Details on applying and renewing a US passport

Health Advisories and Vaccines
For health advisories and information about vaccinations and other medical precautions, review these 2 sites:

If you are traveling to destinations other than Canada and Western Europe, schedule an appointment with your doctor, ideally at least 30 days before departure as some vaccines require a month to become maximally effective.  Bring a detailed itinerary and copies of any previous immunizations.

International SOS
International SOS provides emergency assistance to University travelers worldwide in the event of a medical emergency, natural disaster or political unrest. Contact International SOS if you need a medical referral, lose your medication, have a medical or security crisis or need emergency translation or interpreter services. Always carry the International SOS ID card with you while traveling internationally or download the mobile phone application, http://app.lk/sos-member/.

Travel Alerts and Travel Warnings by Country
Travel alerts or warnings concerning conditions that pose significant risk to the security of travelers

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program / Embassy Location
The travel and contact information you enter into the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program will make it easier for consular officers in U.S. embassies and consulates around the world to contact you and your loved ones during an emergency —including situations where your family or friends in the U.S. are having problems trying to contact you.

Insurance for Business Travel
Provided by the University to faculty and staff while traveling on University business anywhere in the world.

International Travel Tips
Before you depart, review information on topics such as staying connected in a foreign country, hotel safety and commuting by car.


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