Policies & Guidelines

USC tracks all student travel, except personal. Department designated Program Coordinators (faculty/staff) act as liaisons between programs and Strategic and Global Initiatives, the Student Health Insurance Office, and Campus Support & Intervention. All travel, including student-initiated travel abroad, are required to have a Program Coordinator. The University depends on Program Coordinators for their department’s data collection and crisis response.

The Student Travel Abroad — Destination Restrictions and Crisis Management Policy outlines the responsibilities of students, faculty and staff engaged in the process of organizing and managing student travel abroad.

For Students

The information provided here is for students considering initiating student-led travel abroad.

Students can learn about the resources provided and policies that apply to them prior and while they are abroad in their student role.

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For Administrators With Management Login

The information and instructions provided here are for Program Coordinators planning or facilitating international trips via our shared data management system to do so in a well-informed, streamlined, and safe manner.

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For Administrators Without Management Login

The information and instructions provided here are for Program Coordinators planning or facilitating international trips to do so in a well-informed and safe manner, and to facilitate providing the required notice to the University about their travel for emergency purposes.

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