Monday, April 3, 2017 – Ohio State is monitoring the tragic incident on the metro system in St. Petersburg, Russia. Ohio State has only one known student traveler with a current study itinerary in Russia. Their location of study is outside of St. Petersburg. Ohio State has reached out directly to the student and confirmed their well-being. The traveler has been reminded of advice and protocol for preparation and response to security incidents in their local context.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 – The Department of Homeland Security has recently announced new security protocols impacting the transport and use of personal and Ohio State issued technology. If a traveler's itinerary includes direct travel from, or a transfer through, these 10 airports to the United States: