Category Special Reports

051619 – 2019 Summer Events in France

France will host a number of large events this summer. If you will travel to France to a location that is at the time hosting one of these events, consider these safety recommendations.

Summer 2019

The International Center wants to wish you a wonderful Summer. If you are traveling outside the U.S. read advice to keep yourself safe and healthy.

Ramadan 2019

Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar and is observed by millions of Muslims across the globe as a month of fasting and devotion. Many Muslims abstain from food, drink, and certain other activities during daylight hours in Ramadan. In 2019 Ramadan will begin on Sunday, May 6 and end on Tuesday, June 4. The dates may vary slightly as per the geographic locations. If you are planning to travel to a location where Ramadan is being celebrated, read health and safety recommendations from the U.S. Department of State, the CDC, and other official sources.

Tropical Cyclones: Preparation and Safety

Learn more about the tropical cyclone seasons around the world. If you are planning to travel to a location under a cyclone season, learn how to prepare and stay safe during your trip.

042219 – Sri Lanka bombings

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who were affected by the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka this weekend. Find resources available to you on-campus, and recommendations if you are in the area.

2019 Spring Weather Safety

Spring weather is here. Spring weather can be very unpredictable. Severe weather can hit unexpectedly increasing the risk of injury or death. Tornadoes, floods, heavy rains, or hail storms can occur any moment. Be aware, plan and prepare for weather related emergencies.

2019 Spring Break

The International Center wants to wish you a wonderful Spring Break! Spring Break is from Monday, March 18, 2019 through Sunday, March 24, 2019. If you will travel outside the U.S. during this time, consider taking enhanced precautions, prepare for an emergency, and follow standard travel advice.