Travel Standards

The documents placed here represent those practices that the International Safety and Security Director (ISSD), in collaboration with The International Division and the UW-Madison study abroad offices, deem standards for the safe and secure conduct of international education.  Old World mapAlthough they are not campus policy, much of their content, in whole or in part, may be required of student travelers enrolled in programs affiliated with a UW-Madison study abroad office.  These standards are written with students in mind, but they are very much applicable to the safe and secure travel abroad by anyone.  The world has become a much “smaller” place in the past two decades as advances in cellular communications and the use of social media and applications have prompted changes in the way we travel.

Use of cellular phones

Use of Airbnb and similar apps abroad