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How to download and activate AlertTraveler

Step 1: Install AlertTraveler on your Phone

Step 2 - Get Registration Password

  • Login to your AU Abroad Applicant Home page at auabroad.american.edu
  • Find theAlertTraveler Registration” panel (scroll down if you do not see it)
  •  Enter your US mobile number
  • Click “Generate” on this panel to create your password.

Step 3 – Activate AlertTraveler on your Phone

  • Enter your AU email and generated password in the app on your phone.
  •  Stay safe, secure and healthy while abroad

AlertTraveler is a mobile application that utilizes GPS and your study abroad program itinerary to provide you with country and city intelligence to help you make informed decisions while traveling; safety and security alerts to let you know of any events that could potentially impact your travel or safety; and an instant check-in option allowing you to report your status back to AU Abroad in case of an incident.