Category Traveler Toolkit

Attending Sports Events Abroad

If you will travel abroad and attend a sports event during your trip, learn more about how to stay safe. Read safety recommendations from the Government of UK, the CDC, and International Risk and Safety.

Data and Information Security Abroad

Traveling abroad with technology can pose increased risks to information stored on your devices. Learn best practices to safeguard your data while traveling.

General Safety and Security Tips for Travelers

Travelers face different challenges as they move from a location where they understand the local safety and security environment and take usual precautions, to locations where the safety and security rules they usually apply in their daily lives may need to be adjusted and / or enhanced. Learn general safety and security tips that may be useful for you as you travel.

Alcohol and DrugsĀ Abroad

Traveling abroad provides travelers with an opportunity to loosen up from the behavior and rule abiding routines they keep up with at home. While this is good as it allows travelers to experience new ways of walking through life, lack of awareness of the expected behaviors and rules in the host country, and lack of planning for keeping up with essential or critical health routines, can lead to trouble and unnecessary stress. Learn more about alcohol and drugs abroad and advise for self-care.

Traveling Abroad with Electronics

UT Dallas faculty, staff and students have the following resources and compliance requirements to meet around the electronic devices they plan to take on their travel.

Protests and Demonstrations

Public protests and demonstrations are common, but even a peaceful protest or demonstration can become violent without warning. Learn about safety and security recommendations for UT Dallas travelers to mitigate risk before and during a demonstration abroad.

Situational Awareness

One of the standard recommendations travelers get from security experts when they travel internationally is to maintain situational awareness. Find a practical way to understand and practice situational awareness while traveling abroad.