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DOS Travel Advisories and CDC Travel Warnings

Skidmore has implemented the following policy on Department of State (DOS) Travel Advisories and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Travel Warnings:

Policy on Risk Assessment for Student Travel



The U.S. Department of State maintains Travel Advisories for every nation in the world.  For more information or to view the list of travel advisories go to the State Department's Travel Advisories Web page.

The advisory for each nation also contains a link to the “Country Information” page which provides such information as:

  • U.S. Embassy Location
  • Country Description
  • Entry, Exit and Visa Requirements
  • Safety and Security
  • Local Laws & Special Circumstances
  • Health
  • Travel and Transportation
  • Country Fact Sheet