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Published: Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

Recent violent events in Jordan, Turkey, Switzerland and Germany are an unfortunate reminder of the importance of travel safety, particularly during the holiday season. The Office of International Health and Safety (OIHS) has confirmed the safety and well-being of all Spartans with registered travel in the affected areas. The safety and security of all MSU travelers is our top priority, and MSU is prepared to respond to incidents abroad.

Published: Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

On November 21, 2016, the U.S. Department of State revised its Europe Travel Alert. Travel Alerts are issued when the U.S. government thinks there are "short-term events that you should know about when planning travel to a country." Please carefully review the Travel Alert that is pasted below and follow the security precautions outlined.

Published: Monday, 12 Sep 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

On September 9, 2016 the U.S. Department of State revised its Worldwide Caution. Cautions are issued "[a]s part of the State Department's continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about relevant events." They offer important information on "the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world." We encourage all MSU travelers to read through the Worldwide Caution and follow the saf

Published: Friday, 15 Jul 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

The Office of International Health and Safety (OIHS) and the Office of Study Abroad are closely monitoring the results of the July 14 attacks in Nice, France. Our hearts go out to the French people as we stand in solidarity with them through this tragedy. MSU does not have any study abroad programs in Nice and does not have any registered travel in Nice. All travelers are encouraged to please follow the travel safety precautions outlined in the statement below.

Published: Wednesday, 29 Jun 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

The Office of International Health and Safety (OIHS) and the Office of Study Abroad (OSA) are closely monitoring the results of the terrorist attacks at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey on June 28, 2016. We offer our sincere condolences to the people of Turkey at this challenging moment. MSU has confirmed the safety and well-being of all registered travelers in Turkey. At this time, there are no current Study Abroad programs in Turkey.

Published: Friday, 03 Jun 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

On May 31, 2016, the U.S. Department of State revised its Europe Travel Alert. We strongly encourage all students, particularly those with travel plans in Europe, to carefully read the alert and take note of the safety precautions outlined.

Published: Monday, 18 Apr 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

The Office of International Health and Safety (OIHS) and the Office of Study Abroad (OSA) have been closely monitoring the earthquakes that recently struck Japan and Ecuador. MSU has confirmed the safety and well-being of faculty, staff, and students with registered travel to Japan and Ecuador.

Published: Wednesday, 06 Apr 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

Any MSU travelers going to Zika-affected countries should carefully read the Travel Health Advisory for Zika Virus and visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

Published: Tuesday, 22 Mar 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

Read the Office of International Health and Safety response to the March 22 terrorist attacks that occurred in Brussels, Belgium, including updated travel safety guidance for MSU international travelers.

Published: Thursday, 03 Mar 2016
Author: Maureen Handrahan
Department: Office of International Health and Safety

On November 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of State issued a Worldwide Caution Alert. Travel Alerts are issued for short-term events that the U.S. Department of State thinks you should know about when planning travel. Alerts are less severe than Travel Warnings. This Travel Alert was updated on March 3, 2016.