Global Education

Service Animals and ESAs

Service dogs and emotional support animals play an important role in the life of individuals with disabilities. It is important for international travelers with service animals or ESAs to remember bringing animals to a foreign country can be a lengthy, multistep process. Relevant laws, health factors, appropriate facilities and cultural expectations will vary between countries and even between education abroad programs. Some countries and programs may be incompatible with bringing a service animal or ESA abroad. While the university will make an effort to meet animal-related accommodation requests, we encourage you to consider your need for a service animal or ESA abroad and discuss with your specialist which programs may be compatible:

Action items for students disclosing and seeking accommodations to travel with service animals and ESAs

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