International Safety & Security

Georgetown University cares. When traveling abroad, our main priority is your health and safety.

Our team monitors the world for events that may impact Georgetown travelers and programs and works closely with on-campus and other partners to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community overseas.

For a concise overview of our office, download and share the International Safety & Security one-pager.

Travel Resources

Book Flights and Hotels

Georgetown Travel Services can help with booking travel.

Register with ISOS

International SOS provides worldwide security assistance to Georgetown travelers.

Sign up for STEP

The U.S. State Department Smart Traveler Enrollment Program enrolls your travel with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Department of State Travel Advisories

Ecuador – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Updated with information about land border travel restrictions. Exercise increased caution in Ecuador due to civil unrest, crime, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read th…

April 15th, 2024

See Summaries – Mainland China, Hong Kong & Macau – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Updated due to new national security legislation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Summary: Reconsider travel to Mainland China due to the arbitrary enforcement of local laws, inclu…

April 12th, 2024

Hong Kong – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution due to the arbitrary enforcement of local laws. Summary: Hong Kong SAR authorities have dramatically restricted civil liberties since the Government of the People&…

April 12th, 2024

Macau – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel due to a limited ability to provide emergency consular services. Exercise increased caution due to the arbitrary enforcement of local laws. Summary: The U.S. gove…

April 12th, 2024