AUSTIN (KXAN) — The University of Texas Austin says they have 70 students currently studying abroad in Paris this semester. UT wants any parent who has a child studying in France to call UTPD at 512-471-4441 to update their status.
The University of Texas System says they do have travelers in Paris and they’re currently reaching out to them to confirm their safety and advise them to stand fast and avoid the affected areas.
Students are asked to check-in here.
Due to the attacks in Paris, the Austin Police Department is increasing patrols throughout the city of Austin to look for suspicious activity.