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How to download and activate AlertTraveler

(If you are studying abroad for a second semester at location different from your first semester, please scroll down for instructions.)

Step 1: Install AlertTraveler on your Phone

Step 2 - Get Registration Password

Applicant AlertTravler Tab
  •  Enter your US mobile number
AlertTravler Tab
  • Click “Email me my password” 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. 


If this is your second semester abroad, but you're studying at a new location:

Step 1: Locate the "Activate AlertTraveler" Material in your application.

It will be located under "Offline requirements."  Click on the "Click here to activate AlertTraveler" link.  Make sure you still have the AlertTraveler app on your phone!
AT Location

Step 2: Click the green "Already Activated?" Button

This should re-sync your AlertTraveler and your new application.