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Worldwide Caution: Oct. 19, 2023

Published Oct. 19, 2023

Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution. U.S. citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program to receive…

Worldwide Caution: Aug. 2, 2022

Published Aug. 4, 2022

Worldwide Cautions provide U.S. citizens with general information regarding terrorist activities, political violence and criminal activity that occur abroad, as well as specific recommendations on how to prepare for possible contingencies, receive information on breaking security events and ensure that travelers can be contacted in an emergency. The Department of State remains concerned about the…

Travel Health Advisory: COVID-19/Coronavirus

Published Jan. 31, 2020

Updated Aug. 7, 2020, 12:20 p.m. The University of Missouri continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, the University of Missouri prohibits all non-essential international and domestic travel. On Thursday, Aug. 6, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of State both lifted their top-level global travel warning and…

Worldwide Caution: Jan. 15, 2019

Published Jan. 15, 2019

Note: A version of this message was emailed to MU students abroad. Dear MU students: In accordance with our policy, we are sending you the most recent U.S. Department of State Worldwide Caution. The Department of State issues Worldwide Cautions to provide general security information, as well as specific instructions regarding how to prepare for…