If you have an emergency and must leave a message with a person (a Public Safety dispatcher, for example) or in a voice mail, be sure to clearly state the following information:
- Your name
- Where you are specifically at the time of the phone call (city, country, name of hospital, hotel, police station, etc.)
- How you can be reached (phone number).
Details of the emergency:
- What happened?
- To whom?
- Where did it happen?
- When did it happen?
- How can you be reached and for how long?
During Stetson business hours call
- 386-822-7300 (leave detailed message) Public Safety; open 24-7
- 386-822-8166 (leave detailed message) International Learning
- 386-822-8165 (leave detailed message) International Learning
After Stetson business hours
- 386-822-7300 (leave detailed message) Public Safety, open 24-7
In Case Any International Situations Arise While You're Abroad
Stay away from street gatherings, demonstrations, picketers, rock concerts, and other public events characterized by crowd excitement, or areas known and frequented by Americans. Refrain from participating in controversial conversations and situations when in public places. If you are singled out of the group as being from the United States, calmly ignore any harassment and walk away.
Staying safe while studying abroad can seem like a no-brainer, look through some websites, such as Staying Safe While Studying Abroad for Dummies just to make sure you didnt' miss anything. StudentsAbroad.com also has fantastic articles on health and safety while abroad. Some other good articles to look at are: Study Abroad Safety Tips for Female Students and Is it Safe to Study Abroad?.