Category Special Reports

100917 – Turkey suspension of visa services to U.S. citizens

The government of Turkey announced the immediate suspension of visa services to U.S. citizens, effective October 8, 2017.  According to the government’s announcement, this includes the issuance of physical “sticker” visas at border posts, and the online Turkish electronic visa (e-visa). Read recommendations for U.S. Citizens.

092017 – Mexico Earthquake

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who have been affected by the Earthquake in Mexico. Read for available resources for UT Dallas students on-campus, and UT Dallas travelers. Find as well safety recommendations from the CDC on earthquakes.

Europe Travel Alert

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide Americans traveling abroad with information about relevant events, the Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. Read the full travel alert and recommendations for UT Dallas travelers.

090617 – Hurricane Irma

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who are affected by Hurricane Irma. The U.S. Department of State has released travel alerts recommending to avoid all travel to The Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Haiti; noted by the National Hurricane Center as being in the probable path of the storm’s center. International SOS recommends to defer all travel in the path of Hurricane Irma, including: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Martin, Turks and Caicos Islands, and from the US: Florida, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands. Read for available resources for UT Dallas students on-campus, and UT Dallas travelers. Find as well recommendations from the CDC on how to stay safe before, during, and after a hurricane. And resources on how to follow the path of the hurricane.

083117 – Floods in South Asia

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who have been affected by the floods in South Asia. Learn about available support resources for enrolled UT Dallas students on-campus, and advise for UT Dallas travelers currently on-site or planning to travel to impacted areas.

081717 – Barcelona Attack

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who have been affected by the attack at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. Read for available resources for UT Dallas students on-campus, and UT Dallas travelers.

072017 – Updated Aviation Security Enhancements

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has updated the Aviation Security Enhancements for select last point of departure airports with commercial flights to the United States.