Dean John Blackshear leads a group of students walking on East Campus

The UHSS staff can assist affiliated units and programs with: 

      • Developing review and approval processes for the proposed travel 
      • Navigating Duke’s expectations, policies, and standards related to global risk mitigation and emergency management 
      • Program- or experience-specific risk analysis and mitigation 
      • Vetting off-campus activities and excursions 
      • Developing participation agreements and risk waivers/release for program participants  
      • 24/7 on-call emergency support 
      • Developing program- or experience-specific emergency management protocols 
      • Training for program leaders in health and safety and emergency management 
      • Development of pre-departure health and safety resources and protocols for program participants