IF YOU ARE A STUDENT.......

Planning Study Abroad?  Traveling with a Faculty-Lead Group?  Traveling as part of an MSU-related organization or research project? 

(If your travel plans are NOT MSU-related, just for fun, or visiting friends or relatives, see below)

First, check the excellent MSU Office of International Programs (OIP) website: http://www.montana.edu/international/

You will need to attend a Travel Health and Safety Class (required for all MSU-related student travel)

  • offered at OIP Predeparture Orientation (PDO)
  • offered at other times, 4 - 6 times per semester, at University Health Partners
  • free of charge
  • no need to register
  • informative one hour long presentation covering current travel health and safety issues
  • Current class schedule may be found here : Travel Health and Safety Class Dates

You may need (or just want!) to a get a Physical Exam

  • if required for your university abroad
  • if required for a visa for your host country
  • if you would simply like one before you travel - a great idea!
  • available free at University Health Partners Medical Services although there may be charges for labs, x-rays, vaccinations, prescriptions etc if needed
  • An appointment is needed; you may schedule three ways:                                                                        
    • by calling 406-994-7287, 994-2311 or 994-4380
    • by coming in to Student Health and scheduling with the Front Desk
    • BE SURE TO PLAN IN ADVANCE; appointments book up quickly especially towards the end of the semester
    • you may also get with your regular health care provider at home or at a number of other facilities

Consider a Dentist / Dental Hygienist Exam prior to your travels, a great idea no matter what, but especially important if you have any concerns

  • excellent and economical care available at MSU Student Health Service Dental Clinic, or see the dentist / hygienist of your choice
  • MSU Dental Clinic 406-994-2314

You may wish to schedule a Travel Consultation

  • covers potential health and safety issues at your destination
  • discussion of any health concerns you might have with regard to travel
  • review of your immunization record
  • updating any vaccinations you might need prior to your travels
  • prescriptions for any travel health needs and / or discuss any refill needs
  • great idea if you are traveling to developing countries
  • highly recommended if you have any chronic (longer-term) illnesses or diseases, including any mental health issues
  • Consultation is free but there may be charges for vaccinations and prescriptions if needed
  • An appointment is needed; you may schedule                                                                     
    • by calling 406-994-7287, 994-2311 or 994-4380
    • by coming in to Swingle Student Health Center and scheduling with the Front Desk
    • BE SURE TO PLAN IN ADVANCE; appointments book up quickly especially towards the end of the semester
    • you may also get these appointments at other facilities

Please feel free to call or e-mail with any questions or for more information:

travelclinic@montana.edu or 406-994-7287

 

If you are a student and your travel plans are NOT MSU-related.......travel with other organizations, just for fun, or visiting friends or relatives

Attend a Travel Health and Safety Class

You may wish to schedule a Travel Consultation

  • covers potential health and safety issues at your destination
  • discussion of any health concerns you might have with regard to travel
  • review of your immunization record
  • updating any vaccinations you might need prior to your travels
  • prescriptions for any travel health needs and / or discuss any refill needs
  • great idea if you are traveling to developing countries
  • highly recommended if you have any chronic (longer-term) illnesses or diseases, including any mental health issues
  • available free at University Health Partners Medical Services, although there may be charges for immunizations and prescriptions if needed
  • An appointment is needed; you may schedule:                                                                        
    • by calling 406-994-7287, 994-2311, 994-4380
    • by coming in to Student Health and scheduling with the Front Desk
    • BE SURE TO PLAN IN ADVANCE; appointments book up quickly especially towards the end of the semester
  • you may also get these appointments at other facilities

You may wish to schedule a Physical Exam before you travel

  • address any health concerns, physical or mental, prior to travel
  • available free of charge at MSU Student Health Service although there may be charges for labs, x-rays, vaccinations, prescriptions etc if needed
  • An appointment is needed; you may schedule                                                                        
    • by calling 406-994-7287, 994-2311, 994-4380
    • by coming in to Student Health and scheduling with the Front Desk
    • BE SURE TO PLAN IN ADVANCE; appointments book up quickly especially towards the end of the semester

Consider a Dentist / Dental Hygienist Exam prior to your travels, a great idea no matter what, but especially important if you have any concerns

  • excellent and economical care available at MSU Student Health Service Dental Clinic, or see the / hygienist of your choice
  • MSU Dental Clinic 406-994-2314

Please feel free to call or e-mail with any questions or for more information:

Catherine Ebelke PA-C, International Travel Clinic Coordinator  406-994-7287 or cebelke@montana.edu

 IF YOU ARE FACULTY or STAFF traveling with students

  • special travel classes may be easily arranged for Travel Health and Safety presentations for your specific group, targeted to your destination and needs at no charge
  • Please contact Catherine Ebelke PA-C, International Travel Clinic Coordinator with questions or for more information