If you are a victim of a crime abroad, know that Temple University is here to help. We can advise travelers on replacing lost or stolen documents, credit cards, photo identification, etc.,as well as connect victims with counseling resources to help manage any subsequent feelings of trauma.

Travelers should contact their program director, trip leader, on-site staff and/or international.travel@temple.edu. In an emergency after regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm Eastern Standard Time), travelers can call TUPD’s 24/7 number at 215-204-1234.

In addition, the U.S. Department of State (U.S. DOS) is also committed to assisting U.S.. citizens who become victims of crime while abroad. Consular officers, agents, and staff work with crime victims and to help connect individuals with the local police. Travelers can find the consular office in their local area by visiting this directory of U.S. embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions.