NOTICE: Suspension of Student and Employee Travel to China
The U.S. Department of State travel advisory to China is “Level 4: Do not travel” and the CDC’s health alert is “Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel.” These escalations have prompted the university to suspend student and employee travel to China. Student questions may be directed to the Office of Global Education (OGE) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Employee questions may be directed to email@example.com.
International travel may pose certain unique and increased risks to the traveler and to the university. The Office of International Affairs is here to assist you with your international travel preparations should you need to travel abroad on behalf of the university for clinical practice, research, teaching, or other university business. All university travelers should acquaint themselves with the information provided below.
Only use trusted internet networks. Change passwords before and after your trip. Clear the browser history and trash after each trip.
Your University property and foreign liability insurance plan(s) may not apply in all international locations and may not be applicable to some of your activities while abroad. It also does not apply to flight or other travel interruptions, cancelations, or delays. We recommend that you consult the University Risk Management website for additional information on these university insurance programs or contact Campus Risk Management at firstname.lastname@example.org
University travelers should be aware of important regulatory compliance requirements involving Export Controls (data, substances, software, technology), Sanctioned Nations or Sanctioned Individuals (regulations pertaining to communications and information sharing), and other compliance issues pertaining to Animal Research and Human Subjects Research. If you are planning research collaboration abroad you may also need to consult with Technology Transfer about confidentiality agreements, liability, or forward-looking collaborative agreements. Please contact the following University resources for advice on these issues: