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- Emergency Abroad
In case of a true emergency abroad
- Contact local in-country emergency contact
- Contact local authorities
- Contact International SOS, the 24/7 emergency answering service for Pitt Study Abroad: +1-215-942-8478* (*Please note that you may need to dial a country specific dial-out code)
- Contact Pitt Police at 1-412-624-2121
- Before going abroad, be sure that you know how to use your phone to dial in-country phone numbers as well as international numbers. Look up instructions and dialing codes.
- Before going abroad, make sure your cell phone has international dialing enabled. Do not rely solely on wi-fi enabled calling apps/features.
- Before going abroad, be sure that you know the local equivalent of 911 for any and all locations where you may be.
- Before going abroad, be sure to register yourself with the U.S. Department of State STEP program.
- Always check your email for information from your program manager, study abroad coordinator, faculty leader, etc.
- Pay attention to the local news.
- Have your international insurance card with you - this has the Pitt membership number listed as well as the phone number to dial for assistance.