What to do in an Emergency Abroad

Emergency Contact Information

24 Hour GVSU Contact:
GVSU Campus Police (616) 331-3255
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 p.m. EST

Padnos International Center (616) 331-3898
If you are in an emergency situation while abroad, contact local resources for immediate assistance:

  • Main contact at your host institution or GVSU on-site program director.
  • Nearest medical facility where you can seek emergency care.
  • Police or other local authority that serves as a first responder to emergencies.

Once you have accessed the necessary local resources, contact Padnos International Center (PIC) or GVSU Campus Police. If you call the GVSU Campus Police after hours, they will attempt to contact a staff member in the Padnos International Center who will respond to your call.

US Embassy Support
Contact information for U.S. Embassies and Consulates overseas can be found at www.usembassy.gov/

Page last modified May 25, 2021