Review and print the pre-departure checklist. The list highlights some of the most important steps for you to take prior to your trip.
If you are a student, resident, or fellow traveling abroad on behalf of the University, please contact Catherine Bogle at 303-315-0209 or firstname.lastname@example.org for specific requirements pertaining to international travel. Catherine coordinates with faculty, students, and residents at Anschutz Medical Campus who are pursuing international opportunities as part of their educational experience at CU. She will assist residents/fellows with their GME application that is required prior to travel.2
Students are NOT automatically enrolled in international health insurance or covered for medical evacuation. Please contact the Office of Global Education for information on enrolling in a student-specific HTH Worldwide plan.
Residents and fellows who are paid by the University of Colorado are covered by a blanket policy from GeoBlue. Please refer to the table above (Guidelines for Faculty and Staff), and click on "Enroll in Medevac Insurance through GeoBlue" for more information. 3
The University of Colorado automatically suspends student, Medical Resident and Fellowship travel to countries with an official travel warning or travel health warning and to Sanctioned Nations. 8
Make sure you know all the entry and exit requirements of your destination(s). Some countries require that your passport remains valid for at least six more months and want a certain number of blank visa pages left in your passport. Consult the destination country embassy for information or start with the following Department of State site. The Center for Global Health has successfully utilized Travel Document Systems to ensure visas are complete and timely.4
The CDC website offers details about health and safety risks in your destination country. Take a look at the website to learn more about what vaccinations and other preparations will be necessary before you travel.5
Please save the following emergency contact information and keep it handy during your travels.
- International SOS- 800-523-6586; call collect 215-942-8226
- University of Colorado Denver Campus Dispatch- 303-724-4444; call collect 303-367-1785
- Phone number for U.S. embassy in your host nation
This document highlights some tips and precautions about traveling with electronic equipment. Please review this document if you are traveling with laptops or carrying valuable data.7