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 uiversity Guidelines for Travel Approval under COVID-19.
1. Before you commit to your travel plans (purchase a ticket, set meetings, etc.).
|Review the university policies on international travel, including COVID-19.|
|Review the U.S. Department of State destination travel advisory.|
|Review/consult Export Control, in addition to information on managing foreign influence.|
|Consider your well-being (phsyical and mental health) and make a plan.|
|For long-term travel, review/consult with the Office of Treasury Operations.|
2. Prior to departure (at least one month before travel).
|Enroll in international insurance.|
|Review IT security tips: download the university VPN or take a "loaner" computer.|
|Insure university computers and special equipment.|
|Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).|
|Review general safety tips.|
|Review OBFS travel information, particularly for reimbursement.|