LSA Students, Staff & Faculty must adhere not only to the UM International Travel Policy, but also to the additional requirements listed in the LSA International Travel Policy if their travel meets any of the criteria listed below in the definition of UMRT (University of Michigan Related Travel).
Non-LSA students, faculty and staff are also required to comply with the LSA International Travel Policy if their travel meets the criteria below AND their travel is affiliated with an LSA unit (i.e. receiving funding, leading LSA students abroad, etc).
Will receive UM ‘in-residence’ credit for the experience’
Will travel on an experience or program that is UM organized or managed
Will receive any sort of financial support from an UM department for their time abroad
Will participate in an experience abroad that is necessary to achieve a degree requirement (i.e. dissertation research, internship, degree milestones)
Will be accompanied or led by a UM faculty or staff member while abroad
Traveling abroad within the context of their job responsibilities
Will use research funding for travel that is managed through an UM unit (i.e sponsored research projects, recruitment/retention funds, internal grants, discretionary accounts, etc.)
Attend an event abroad and the travel will be paid for by the institution extending the invitation
Emergency Communications: Your travel registration enables the U-M to reach you in the event of an emergency – abroad or at home. The travel registry is the University’s official means for sharing urgent health, safety and security related information.
U-M Travel Abroad Health Insurance: The travel registry provides access to U-M approved travel abroad health insurance. This coverage also includes emergency evacuation in the event of political instability or natural disaster.