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Emergency Abroad

In case of a true emergency abroad:

  1. Contact local in-country emergency contact 
  2. Contact local authorities 
  3. 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)
  4. Contact Pitt Police at 1-412-624-2121

Tips:

  • 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 soley 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.