Health & Safety

Is studying abroad safe?

Group of students in St. Kitts, Basseterre

As with most things in life, traveling abroad brings certain risks.  However, the UIC Study Abroad Office is committed to offering programs that have been thoroughly vetted with health and safety in mind.  We provide many different resources to help you make informed decisions and to support you in the event you need assistance while abroad. Explore the content in this section of our website to understand what we are doing to promote your health, safety, and well being while also reviewing important considerations for both when you are preparing to go abroad and for while you are actually abroad.