Category Special Reports

121318 – Winter Break: Cold Weather Safety and Precautions

Winter weather presents hazards including slippery roads and surfaces, strong winds and environmental cold. Winter storms can bring snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Major cities can be paralyzed by snow and ice. Keeping warm and healthy requires extra precautions, and people can be injured in accidents related to slippery roads. Even in mild climates, wind and rain can produce cold-related injuries in temperatures as warm as 50°F. Learn more about cold weather safety.

120618 – Winter Break: Be prepared for an emergency abroad

The International Center wants to wish you a wonderful Winter Break!

The University will be closed for Winter Break from Monday, December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019,and will re-open on January 2, 2019.

If you will travel outside the U.S. during Winter Break, please consider taking enhanced precautions, prepare for an emergency, and follow standard travel advice.

112918 – Winter Break: Christmas & New Year Celebrations

If you will travel abroad this upcoming Winter Break, consider these recommendations from the U.S. Department of State, the CDC, and International Risk and Safety at UT Dallas.

Cannabis Legalization in Canada

Cannabis is now legal in Canada. Here are some things you may want to consider before traveling.

100118 – Earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who are affected by earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. International SOS recommends to defer all non-essential travel to affected areas in the coming days. The situation remains fluid and the authorities are currently faced with limitations in fully assessing the extent of the damage and disruption. Read for available resources for UT Dallas students on-campus, and UT Dallas travelers.

080918 – Natural Disaster Advisory

Natural disasters occur all over the world and cannot be anticipated. Setting up risk mitigation measures is a best practice that should be applied in every trip. In this post you will find general safety advise and natural disasters events reported this week.

080618 – Earthquake in Indonesia

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