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Global travel update: Working to keep students and scholars abroad safe
The Global Travel Oversight Committee is vigilantly following updates and alerts, reviewing security conditions throughout the world, and communicating with our students, faculty, and staff in an effort to keep them secure while abroad.
All Hokies in Europe and Northern Africa have been contacted and are safe
Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, Virginia Tech immediately began to contact all students and faculty studying, teaching, or engaged in research in Europe and Northern Africa. By Saturday, all 104 students and six faculty members confirmed their safety. In addition, staff from the Division of Student Affairs have reached out to students from France studying on our campus to offer support and assistance.