International Travel

University Policy

Texas Global oversees the International Travel Process for faculty, students and staff.  Prior to departing on a university-related international trip, the following steps must be followed.  The International Oversight Committee (IOC) maintains a Restricted Regions List of locations worldwide that pose a heightened travel risk due to health, safety and/or security reasons . Travel to these countries must receive pre-approval prior to making travel arrangements.  We encourage everyone that travels to subscribe to the Global Risk and Safety mailing list by sending a request to

All UT Austin employees are required, per UT System requirements, to register their international travel through the UT Austin International Travel Registry (UTAITR).

Registered UT Austin travelers will be supported by Texas Global Risk and Safety staff, and will be covered through On Call International overseas insurance.

For more information on preparing for safe travel abroad, follow the International Travel Process.

 International Travel on Sponsored Projects Policy

University faculty, staff, and students routinely travel in support of sponsored activities. This type of travel has very specific guidelines to conform to university policy, federal and state law, and potential  restrictions placed upon sponsored awards. University established travel rules must be followed based on budget groups associated to specific funding sources.  Visit the Travel on Sponsored Projects page for more details and resources.

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