If a student has a compelling educational reason to travel to or remain in a location under a Travel Warning issued by the U.S. Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the Provost, as defined in the International Travel Policy (excerpted below), a request for an exemption may be submitted to the International Safety and Security Director.
This Travel Warning Waiver Request Form must be submitted by:
- The individual in cases of individual travel; or
- The sponsor/lead organizer on behalf of a group or program
(For students participating in a study abroad program sponsored by International Academic Programs or another campus unit, the sponsoring study abroad office is responsible for submitting the waiver request.)
For individual student travel, the waiver request must include:
A waiver may be granted when:
- There are academic and research objectives which can only be achieved through travel to the proposed locations, and
- The safety and security risks posed by the travel can be adequately mitigated.
Please contact the International Safety and Security Director for any assistance or questions regarding this form.