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Office of Global Safety and Security

Our Mission

Supporting the health, safety and security of students, faculty and staff who travel abroad.

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Northwestern students traveling abroad on Northwestern-affiliated travel must register their trips in the International Travel RegistryWatch this 3 minute video tutorial designed to guide solo (independent) travelers through the process of disclosing university-sponsored international travel.
Northwestern works with GeoBlue to provide access to routine and emergency health care worldwide. Before traveling abroad, download the GeoBlue App and register for information on local hospitals, physicians, and pharmacies. For more information on the GeoBlue plan, go to GeoBlue for Students,  GeoBlue for Kellogg Programs or GeoBlue for Employees.
The Office of Global Safety and Security (OGSS) offers a variety of trainings on a regular basis. Training dates and registration links can be found on the OGSS Events page.

International Travel

Health, Safety and Security Abroad