In an Emergency

Meet the immediate needs of yourself and any participants


  • Assess the situation and any threats to yourself or others.
  • Verify the location and well-being of participants.
  • Contact Global Programs by phone at  +1-617-594-3215.

This emergency phone number is operated by a call center, which will contact on-call staff.

Additional support and reporting resources

Proactive Incident Communication

During certain incidents, the BU Global Programs Health, Safety, and Security team will proactively contact registered travelers to check on their well-being.