Office of Global Affairs

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We facilitate safe and successful global travel for UW students and employees.

NEW UPDATES: UW International Travel Rules & Restrictions

Review the full policy here

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Graduate and undergraduate students

Curricular travel


Examples: Dissertation or thesis research, internships, practicum, clinical electives, fellowship programs (whether or not you plan to earn credit).


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Non-curricular travel


Examples: Travel to conferences, any other travel that is not curricular or not degree-related, or travel with a UW Registered Student Organization (RSO).


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For students studying on exchanges, faculty-led programs or other study abroad programs, please visit UW Study Abroad.

Faculty, other academic personnel and staff

Individual official travel


Examples: faculty traveling for research (including sabbatical), travel by research staff, travel to conferences, or travel on official UW business.


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Leading non-curricular programs for students


Examples: MBA Study Tours, travel by UW performing arts groups, other group travel that is not for credit or not for degree purposes


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For faculty leading study abroad programs, please visit UW Study Abroad.

International emergency assistance

Emergency steps for UW students and employees

  1. Take whatever actions are necessary to ensure your immediate safety.
  2. Call the local emergency number.
  3. Call CISI at 1-855-327-1419 (toll-free) or 1-630-694-9794 (accepts collect calls).
  4. Contact the UW Global Emergency line at 1-206-632-0153 for further assistance.

Learn more about international emergency assistance

Safety Consultations

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