Center for International Studies and Programs

Helpful Travel Resources

General Travel Resources

U.S. Department of State: For travel information, passport and visa details, and policies for traveling as a U.S. Citizen, go to U.S. Department of State Travel page.

Students Abroad: For information on students traveling abroad, go to U.S. Department of State's U.S. Students Abroad. 

Smart Travel Enrollment Program (STEP): The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country. Go to U.S. Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.

Smart Traveler App: The official Department of State app for U.S. travelers invites you to see the world with easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more. Get the app on Apple and Android devices. Handbook, checklist, questions answered, and resources, with country specific websites. Go to the Students Abroad website.

Transitions Abroad--Study Abroad Resources: print publications and web resources by country. Visit Transitions Abroad--Study Abroad.


Hostels Guide: Visit Hostelworld.  

Health and Safety

Embassy & Consulate Information: Visit Embassy WorldWide.

Travelers' Health and Vaccinations (Center for Disease Control): Visit CDC's Traveler's Health

Political Matters and Voting Abroad

Request an absentee ballot for elections while abroad at Vote From Abroad

Democrats Abroad 

Republicans Overseas


Search multiple sites at once for best flight deals at Kayak.

For cheap flights, hotels, and tours, go to Student Universe.



Rail Europe

Travel Documents

International Student ID Card

Travel Guides

Rough Guides Travel

Let's Go

Lonely Planet



Last Updated: 5/14/24