Find the most recent travel guidelines and communications in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
International Travel Process
The University of Texas at Austin is committed to making study, research, and other academic pursuits abroad both accessible and safe for faculty, staff and students. As such, we maintain governing policies for official university international travel.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: All countries are currently deemed High Risk and are included in the Restricted Regions List, and therefore require approval from the International Oversight Committee (IOC).
Sign up for STEP
Register your travel details and sign up for notifications in the U.S. Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).
Review Health & Safety Resources
Review our Health & Safety Resources to help you prepare for your trip.
For Dell Medical School Residents Traveling Abroad
- Residents are classified as "students" during travel abroad and will need to follow processes as other UT students would, including completion of an Request for Travel Authorization (RTA) through their respective departments, and securing IOC approval with Restricted Regions forms.
- Residents who are engaged in educational activities sponsored by the university while outside of the United States are eligible for Overseas Insurance. Review the policy summary sheet and contact the global health program coordinator for more info.