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International Travel Request for an Exception to Policy for Students

All requests for exception to policy to travel internationally must be submitted at least 10 business days before departure.

For Undergraduate students: UT does not allow undergraduate students to use university support/funding to travel to or receive academic credit for work completed in countries or regions that are under a US Department of State Travel Advisory Level 3 or 4 and/or a Travel Health Warning of level 2 or 3 issued by the Centers for Disease Control. Undergraduate students should complete this form to seek an exception to the policy if they seek to travel to a country with the US Department of State Advisory level of 3 or 4 or a CDC Travel Health Warning of 2 or 3.

For Graduate/Professional students: UT does not allow graduate or professional students to use university support/funding to travel to or receive academic credit for work complete in countries or regions that are under a US Department of State Travel Advisory Level of 3 or 4 and/or a CDC Travel Health Warning of Level 3.  Graduate or professional students should complete this form to seek an exception to the policy if they seek to travel to a country with a US Department of State Advisory level of 3 or 4 or a CDC Travel Health Warning of 3.

A request for an exception to this policy must be carefully thought through by the student, and this request will be considered by the International Risk Management Committee. Please answer all the questions below thoroughly and with attention to detail. If you do not have the answers to all of the following questions, you MUST contact your sponsoring organization or in-country contact persons to obtain the necessary information requested. Incomplete or insufficient information will result in denial of the request. The committee reserves the right to request additional information from an applicant. Travel should not commence until the petition has been reviewed and approved.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The International Risk Management Committee and/or the Provost reserves the right to revoke approval of petitions at any time. The changing nature of events abroad and revisions in the US Department of State or Centers for Disease Control Warnings/Alerts may require additional reviews before and during travel.