Travel Resources

Updates on COVID-19: The U of M is closely monitoring this public health concern.

Before you travel for University related business, it is important to be aware of University Policies and to also check with your school, college, or unit for additional processes they require. 

University Administrative Policies related to travel

Key Global Programs and Strategy Alliance resources

The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance (GPS Alliance) provides services and resources to assist faculty, staff, and students in planning safe and successful international travel. 

International Travel Registry
The University's Travel Policy requires all faculty and staff traveling abroad for University purposes to register their travel. Graduate assistants, residents, fellows, and students are required to register their travel through the Student International Travel Registry.

Emergency Phone Number
The University has a central international emergency phone number to be used by ALL University travelers who are abroad for University purposes.

International Insurance
Overview and resources regarding insurance for travel abroad. CISI insurance is recommended for all (and mandatory for some) Academic Health Center (AHC) faculty, staff and students traveling abroad.  This comprehensive insurance is available for less than $10/week.

Travel Approval
Process for obtaining approval for students to travel to countries on the U.S. State Department warning list or Cuba.

Technology Challenges in China
Considerations to review before traveling to China

What does it mean to be a 24-7 contact for a student abroad? 
A Resource for Faculty and Staff

Other Resources
Resources for faculty and staff booking travel for university purposes.


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