Health and Safety

UzomaNwabara_EngineeringinAction_SHPEd Abroad in Costa RicaInternational Programs in Engineering (IPE) is dedicated to helping you enjoy a safe and healthy overseas experience.  

  • Your individual preparation and personal choices overseas have the greatest impact on your well-being. Research your host country and become familiar with health issues, environmental conditions or local customs that may affect your stay abroad. 
  • Plan to stay connected to the University, your family and friends during your time abroad. 
  • Individual advising sessions are available at IPE for CoE undergraduate students with specific health or travel concerns.

The Global Michigan Health & Safety Website includes the following resources that can assist travelers in making informed pre-departure plans, mitigating risks, and taking ownership of their wellness.

  • U-M EMERGENCY CONTACTS
  • U-M TRAVEL ABROAD HEALTH INSURANCE
  • SAFETY PLAN TEMPLATES
  • RESILIENT TRAVEL
  • U-M CLINICAL SERVICES & HEALTH INVENTORY
  • U-M TRAVEL GUIDES & SUBSCRIPTIONS
  • CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL, OSAC, & OTHER GOVERNMENT TRAVEL RESOURCES

Be safe! Be smart!