University requirements for graduate students traveling abroad
- If you are traveling to a country on the U.S. Department of State’s travel warning list, you will need to obtain special permission.
- Graduate assistants, residents, fellows, and students do not need to register their trip with the university, but international travel insurance is required.
- Graduate assistants, residents, fellows, and students are required to obtain international travel health insurance and complete a release and waiver form.
- You can opt-out of the University issued international insurance as long as your student insurance coverage includes MedEx travel insurance, which the graduate assistantship coverage does. However, you will still need to fill out an application.
- Submit this application, along with a copy of your insurance card and a release and waiver form to Kaoru Nunn at 612-626-1730 (fax) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional travel abroad resources
- Visit the Boynton International Travel Clinic to get the vaccines and meds before travel.
- Book early! Alternately, you can visit another travel clinic in the Twin Cities and be reimbursed for the visit.
- Go to the CDC website has health-related resources listed by country.
- Find country-specific information on visas at the State Department website.
- In general sample import/export is to be handled under a PI’s permit Check out U.S. federal government agency websites for more information