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What is an Emergency?

Students are instructed to contact the Study Abroad Office during regular office hours or Campus Police if they have a medical or legal emergency, or have been the victim of a crime or natural disaster and are in need of immediate medical assistance or evacuation.

What to do in an Emergency

Steps to take:

1) Gather as much information before calling the Study Abroad Office or Campus Police:

  • Student full name and ID
  • Current country and city
  • Specific Location (i.e., school, hotel, hospital, police station, etc.)
  • Contact information (i.e., phone number(s), email, physical address, etc.)

2) Call and be ready to give as many details as possible in order to facilitate the process.

  • 5 W's and the 1 H rule (Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How)

Emergency Phone

Study Abroad Office 210-829-5709. (Monday - Friday, except holidays, (between 8:30am - 4:30pm CST).


Campus Police at 210-829-6030. (24 hours)

Emergency e-mail address

Our e-mail address is: and/or

Campus Police email address is:

Report a Non-Emergency Incident to UIW's Campus Life

Please visit the Campus Life's website to report a complaint/Incident via online.

Questions or Concerns about Health And Safety

Please contact the UIW Study Abroad Office, if you have any questions or concerns about Health and Safety Issues (between 8:30am - 4:30pm CST).