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Travel Health, Safety and Security

The health, safety and security of Northwestern’s travelers is important to the entire Northwestern community, not just the Office of Global Safety and Security (OGSS). To help you understand the institution’s role in this process, as well as your own responsibilities, we have put together the following information.

  • Travel Health: Find insurance requirements and suggestions staying healthy and dealing with medical conditions. 
  • Travel Safety: Read suggestions for staying safe in a variety of circumstances.
  • Travel Security: Learn about our steps monitor and mitigate risk abroad.

International travel during the pandemic will require careful planning and flexibility to adjust plans as conditions change. As a first step, students, faculty and staff should review Northwestern’s COVID-19 Travel Guidelines for the latest University-wide advice and possible restrictions. Review the COVID-19 Considerations for additional trip checklists and resources.