The mission of the Office of International Safety & Security is to support safe international travel experiences for Kennesaw State University students, faculty and staff.  

We do this by: 

  • Monitoring worldwide events, analyzing global intelligence and disseminating important travel advice
  • Assisting in the development of study abroad programming and non-credit bearing international experiences with a focus on health, safety and security
  • Conducting risk assessments, pre-departure briefings and trainings
  • International Risk Management Advisory Board (IRMAB) in reviewing requests for travel to high risk destinations
  • Overseeing travel registration and supplemental insurance enrollment process for international travelers
  • Serving as the 24/7 first responder for university-sponsored travelers experiencing an emergency while traveling abroad
  • Coordinating emergency response with Kennesaw State University’s international insurance and assistance providers


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Need immediate assistance?

If you are experiencing an emergency abroad, please contact the 24/7 International Emergency Phone at +1.470.578.6666. Please identify yourself as a student, faculty or staff member experiencing an emergency abroad for your call to be routed appropriately. 


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Episode 5, Traveling Abroad as a Person of Color,  is up now! Click the link below to listen.

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