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Help While Abroad

The Office of Global Safety and Security supports the health, safety and security of students, faculty and staff who travel abroad for a variety of reasons under university support or sponsorship.

Northwestern University is concerned about incidents of sexual misconduct whether at home or abroad. Experiencing as well as processing sexual misconduct is difficult. It can be even more confusing and complicated if it occurs in another country or culture. The following resources on the OGSS website are designed for use abroad.

Sexual Misconduct Abroad gives an overview of Northwestern's policy, assessing safety and obtaining medical help for victims of sexual misconduct abroad.

Resources and Reporting Options summarizes confidential resources, reporting options abroad and policy for contacting emergency contacts.

Additional Reporting Options provides governmental and other international resources as well as media information. 

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