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Help Travelers

Your safety is our priority. OIA keeps it simple for you, so you can be safe, get where you need to be...and back again.

We provide customized travel checklists (faculty/staff, undergraduate students, graduate students) and a travel registry as OIA's contribution to keeping Stanford travelers safe.

We want to reach you in case of emergency. Do you need help? We can only help you if we can reach you. Our goal is to keep you safe no matter how complex, unique, or sensitive your work is.

Travel Advisories

We give guidance on travel advisories and policies so that students, faculty, and staff can travel with confidence.


  • to help students assesstheir travel plans
  • to support faculty and staff in advising students about travel
  • to aggregate travel preparation resources, commonly used travel preparation forms and travel advisory FAQ's


Travel Advice and Training

We provide a university travel registry, SOLO travel steps, a DOR training module and other tools.


  • to aggregate, curate and share widely advice on traveling internationally 
  • to help units deliver customized communication plans
  • to better coordinate support to travelers when in the field 

iSTAT: Incident Response

We work together with the Office of Environmental Health & Safety to manage the university international response planning process.


  • to ensure timely and effective response in the event of an international incident


We can help you

Contact our office for assistance with any of the services above. If your specific circumstance is not listed, our staff is available to help you navigate the landscape of partner offices that we collaborate with on campus. We're here to help you get you where you need to be.