Safe Travel Abroad
The University of Texas at Austin proudly supports its students, faculty and staff who travel the world in pursuit of research opportunities, outreach initiatives, and scholarly experiences. Whether you are a seasoned traveler or taking your first trip abroad, careful preparation can maximize your ability to enjoy a safe and successful travel experience. These resources provide useful information for pre-departure preparation, risk awareness, emergency assistance, and more.
Safe Travel Resources
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Disclaimer for Casa Herrera Program
As a condition of Participant's involvement with or participation in the program activities, the Participant will release, waive, discharge, and agree to hold harmless the University of Texas at Austin from all liability arising out of or in connection with Participant's involvement with and/or participation in the program activities at Casa Herrera.
Participants of all Casa Herrera programs must acknowledge that the country/countries in which the Casa Herrera program activities may take place in whole or in part, or any other country through which the Participant may travel when involved with and/or participating in the program activities, or while in route to or from the program activities, may have health and safety standards substantially below those enjoyed in the United States. Participant must further acknowledge the inherent hazardous and dangerous nature of the program activities as well as the above-referenced risks of participating in the program activities or in traveling to, through or from the country/countries in which the program activities will take place, and must agree to assume all risk of illness, injury, or death from Participant's travel to or from the program activities and participation therein.
No University of Texas at Austin student, faculty, or staff can be required to travel to a Restricted Region. Any participation in travel to a Restricted Region is strictly voluntary, and the participant assumes full responsibility for all risks associated with this travel.