Will you be working in a clinical or healthcare setting outside the US? Prior to departure, please review these guidelines provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges to make sure you protect yourself physically, legally, and ethically.
See the U.S. Department of State website for information on how to register for their Safe Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), as well as travel resources and the latest travel warnings and alerts.
Do you have a passport that is valid for at least six months past your expected return to the U.S.? If your answer is no, find out how you can get your first passport or apply for a passport renewal. Remember, this can take six weeks, or even longer, so plan ahead!
Get your international Student or Teacher Identification Card for access to worldwide discounts and other benefits.
Will someone need to take care of financial or other affairs while you are traveling? Learn about Power of Attorney and download a Limited Power of Attorney form.
A travel visa is a travel document required by many countries in addition to a passport. You are responsible for securing any necessary visas for the countries you plan to visit. Learn more here.