Faculty & Staff Travel Checklist

The checklist below will help faculty and staff prepare for research or business-related travel abroad.

Prior to beginning the checklist below, faculty and staff should consult the University Guidelines for Travel Approval under COVID-19.

1. Before you commit to your travel plans (purchase a ticket, set meetings, etc.).

new Review the University policies on international travel
warning Review the U.S. Department of State destination travel advisory
megaphone Review/consult Export Control
lifebuoy Consider your well-being (phsyical and mental health) and make a plan
info with circle For long-term travel, review/consult with the Office of Treasury Operations

2. Prior to departure (at least one month before travel).

shield Enroll in International Insurance
browser Review IT security tips: download the university VPN or take a "loaner" computer
laptop Insure university computers and special equipment
compass Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
open book Review general safety tips
credit card Review OBFS travel information, particularly for reimbursement

Download the Checklist (PDF)