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Health & Safety

In the event of an emergency, please contact UHPD's 24/7 emergency line: 001-713-743-3333

University of Houston Resources and Information

Learning Abroad Emergency Protocol

Crisis Information - University of Houston Crisis Information

UH ALERT Emergency Notification System - Emergency Information

UH Health Center

Incident Report Form

  • To report incidents that occur during programs abroad.
  • Note that this is for UH reporting. Incidents that should be reported to program providers or host institutions must be reported separately.

International Medical and Emergency Insurance

CISI Insurance - UH has partnered with CISI to offer the most cost-effective and robust international insurance package available to our students and faculty leaders.

UH Policy for Student Travel to U.S. Department of State Travel Warning Destinations

Travel Warning Destination Policy - UH has developed this policy for international activities in countries for which the U.S. Department of State has issued Travel Warnings. Students, faculty, and staff will need to consult the policy for specific details before making arrangements for university-sponsored travel.

U.S. Department of State Resources and Information

Travel Alerts and Warnings - Up-to-date alerts and warnings for U.S. travelers who are or will be traveling abroad. 

Emergency Resources

On the U.S. Department of State Emergency Resources page you can find useful information pertaining to:

  • Lost & Stolen Passports
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Victims of Crime
  • Arrest & Detention
  • Missing Persons & Contacting Loves Ones
  • Parental Child Abductions
  • Death Abroad
  • Natural Disasters
  • The State Department's Role in a Crisis

Overseas U.S. Citizens Services / Report a Lost or Stolen Passport

From the U.S. & Canada

1-888-407-4747

From Overseas

+1-202-501-4444

U.S. Consulate and Embassy Resources

Consulate and Embassy Locator

Visit the U.S. Embassy website for a complete list of U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate locations throughout the world. Keep in mind that, depending on the emergency, it may be best to shelter in place. Please visit the Travel Alerts and Warnings page to see if there are instructions in the event of an emergency.

Centers for Disease Control Resources and Information

Centers for Disease Control

Zika Virus Information