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Health, Safety & International Travel

view of Perugia, Italy

Photo credit: Conor Gill '21 (Italy, Umbra Institute, spring 2020)

For information on COVID-19 and international travel, please see COVID-19 Travel Resources.

Swarthmore College sees the safety and security of its faculty, students, and staff as a top priority. Students, faculty and staff engage in research, teaching, and learning all over the world and the Off-Campus Study Office provides travelers with the resources and information that they need to prepare effectively for travel overseas. OCS works in collaboration with other offices across the College,  our local contacts on site abroad, and with colleagues at other universities and organizations  to review programs and locations and to identify and assess international travel risks. OCS follows best practices in the field to support international safety and security.