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Travel Abroad

  • All foreign travel must be approved in advance.
  • For travel less than 7 working days, the department chair's approval is required.
  • An Academic Leave of Absence (ALAS) Form is required for faculty traveling for 7 or more working days. See Samira for additional details.
  • If foreign travel is funded by a federal or private contract or grant, agency approval must be provided.
  • Staff and graduate students require department approval for any foreign travel.

Airline Requirements for Foreign Travel

  • Federal Travel Regulations require that U.S. carriers must be used for travel that is to be reimbursed from federal grants and contracts. This policy is called the Fly America Act.
  • If foreign travel is funded by a federal or private contract or grant, agency approval must also be provided.
  • For additional information, see Fly America Act

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