Study Abroad Resources

  • TSA Helpline for Travelers with Disabilities
    The Transportation Security Administration has launched a brand new helpline service called TSA Cares. Individuals with a disability or medical condition can call TSA Cares to learn more about screening policies, procedures, and what to expect a security checkpoint. This service allows individuals with disabilities and medical conditions to understand how they can prepare for the security at airports and how security can affect their travels. The TSA advises that all calls be made at least 72 hours prior to a flight. TSA Cares can be reached toll free at: 1-855-787-2227.
  • Access Abroad
    The Learning Abroad Center in the Office of International Programs is the University of Minnesota’s comprehensive resource for study, work, intern, service-learning, volunteer, and travel experiences worldwide.  The Learning Abroad Center is a leader in providing innovative international learning experiences that expand and redefine the world for a diverse population of students, colleagues, and staff.
  • Accessible Travel Sources
    A webpage with many links to accessible travel agencies and other travel services.
  • Higher Education Accessibility Guide
    This website is a guide to the accessibility services which are available in Higher Education Institutions across Europe. The information includes contact information to a large number of European institutes and programs which specialize in providing resources for those with disabilities who would like to travel abroad.
  • Independent Living’s “Study and Work Abroad for All”
    A catalogue of information about studying and training abroad at universities in Europe, North America and other parts of the world, including information for people with disabilities.
  • Mental Health and Crisis Management: Assisting University of Notre Dame
    Student Abroad Students (2002)
  • Mobility International USA
    Mobility International USA works to Empower people with disabilities around the world through international exchange and international development to achieve their human rights.
  • No Barriers to Study (NBTS)
    The NBTS is a consortium of college and university professionals from the areas of disability services, international programs, study abroad, diversity and other interested groups. The NBTS group meets twice a year to discuss issues and concerns regarding students with disabilities studying abroad.
  • University of Connecticut Study Abroad Program
    The University of Connecticut offers over 200 study abroad programs in 65 countries on six continents. You can study as far away as China or as close as Mexico, in a small village in the desert or on a large ship at sea.