Your dorm room or apartment is your home away from home. However, while your neighbors can help you with some things, they can't re-issue a lost or stolen passport.
During your stay in America there are many reasons you may need to consult an embassy from your home country: a lost or missing document such as a passport, assistance after an accident or serious illness, or legal assistance. Click here to locate the closest embassy representing your country. The services provided by each country's embassies may vary slightly, so be sure to check with yours to find out what they can do for you.
It is always a good idea to know where your nearest embassy is located and how to contact it in an emergency. Here are some stories of other iStudentCitizens' experiences with embassies. Also be sure to read our collection of news articles about embassies.