Category Traveler Toolkit

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.


Floods, big or small, can have devastating effects on people. The early health effects of floods include death through drowning and accidents such as falls, electrocution and the effect of landslides. Water disasters also cause increased infection, malnutrition, psychological trauma, and polluted water sources. Learn how to prepare for a flood, stay safe during a flood, and protect your health when you return home after a flood.

Road Safety

Road Traffic Deaths are the leading cause of death among young people aged 15 and 29 years, and estimated to be the ninth leading cause of death across all age groups. Learn how review road safety at your destination and how to keep safe both as a pedestrian and as a driver.

Water Activities and the Risk of Drowning

Traveling can provide the opportunity to enjoy many water-related activities, but there is also a risk of injury or illness. Travelers, even expert swimmers, may not be aware of the water risks and features at their destination which increases the risk of drowning. News related to university students and the risk of drowning: South Africa […]

Emergency Supply Kit

An Emergency Supply Kit can provide needed resources during an emergency. Learn what items to consider packing for an Emergency Supply Kit.