Safety, Security & Health
Information and Resources
Call BGSU Falcon Health Center to schedule a TravelMed appointment to learn about important medical information related to your study abroad program location: 419-372-2271
Safety and Security
Use the following links to learn more about safety and security abroad.
Bowling Green State University Emergency Response Plan for Education Abroad Participants (PDF) : Outlines the specific procedures for responding to an emergency involving Bowling Green State University Education Abroad Participants.
U.S. Department of State : Offers a consular information web page site for every country in the world and current travel warnings. Also a great resource for international educational and cultural affairs, including information about living abroad.
Tips for Student Travelers : An excellent website from the Department of State designed specifically for students who plan to travel and/or study abroad. Among other things, the site includes information about safety abroad and medical insurance for traveling abroad.
The Electronic Embassy : The Electronic Embassy links the staffs and resources of the Washington D.C. embassy community to their constituencies in business and industry, education, the press and government.
Passports and Visas: We strongly recommend that you apply for a U.S. passport once you have applied to a study abroad program. Even if you are not accepted into your program, the investment in a passport is a good one.