A student wishing to travel, whether RVU sponsored or self-sponsored, must:

  • complete the Global Travel Academic Approval Application 4 to 6 months prior to the scheduled trip.
  • complete the Global Travel Registration Form immediately upon receiving the Academic Approval.
  • complete the required documentation in your shared OneDrive Travel Folder which will include an upload of the following items:
    • Color Copy of Current Passport - note that all passports must NOT expire within 6 months of the end of the trip
    • Proof of Immunizations - Tetanus, Typhoid, Hep A, Hep B, COVID-19, Annual Flu Shot, any required boosters
    • Proof of Medical Evacuation Insurance.
    • Proof of Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Registration (STEP) - this is through the State Department website.
    • Flight Itinerary
    • Any other required forms as assigned
  • Students are encouraged to seek out travel/trip insurance to help recoup any costs associated to an unforeseen cancelation.
  • Students and faculty must be tested for COVID-19 within 3 days of return to the US.  A negative test will most likely be required to return to campus/work.  A negative test must be provided for your Travel Folder within 3 days of return into the US.