Ebola Outbreak in West Africa - Campus Statement
International Travel Policy
Office of Global Affairs
globalaffairs@stonybrook.edu

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The Office of the Provost adopted the following policies and procedures in 2004 to (i) comply with state, federal, and SUNY regulations applicable to international travel; (ii) assist members of the university community traveling internationally on sanctioned activities; and (iii) minimize potential complications related to the international experience.

These policies and procedures were confirmed by the Office of the President in a memorandum sent from this office to the University community on September 24, 2013. These guidelines apply to all University personnel who travel internationally under University auspices.

Faculty/Staff Responsibilities:

Faculty or staff who take students abroad must have the written approval of their department chair, program director, or supervisor.

Faculty or staff who take graduate students abroad as part of their education, training, or field research; who advise graduate students to travel abroad, or who supervise graduate students while abroad, must also obtain prior written approval from the appropriate Graduate Program Director.

Faculty or staff members who take students abroad shall insure that each student under their supervision completes and submits the electronic forms in a timely fashion.

University personnel who travel internationally on University business, are strongly encouraged to obtain appropriate health insurance coverage and obtain prevailing medical advice. At a minimum, faculty and staff are strongly advised to complete and submit the electronic travel forms.

Student Responsibilities:

All students traveling abroad under University sponsorship must complete the electronic forms.



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