MSU International Travel Resources

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has affected several countries in West Africa. Recently, confirmed cases of EVD have been identified in the United States and in Spain. In both cases, healthcare workers were infected while caring for an imported case and no community spread is ongoing in the United States or Spain. MSU has been closely monitoring this EVD outbreak. Read more about how EVD may impact your international travel... (PDF)*

MSU international travelers should review the following information as soon as they know that they may travel abroad and well in advance of departure.

University International Travel Procedures and Requirements

  • Travel Authorization & Emergency Contact formOpens in new window is required for all MSU faculty, staff or non-Study Abroad students who engage in international travel for employment, research or study purposes.
  • Know Before You Go Abroad! (PDF)*Opens in new window is a critical source of health and safety information emergency phone numbers for all MSU international travelers, plus a list of things to do well in advance of travel abroad.

  • Safety in Study AbroadOpens in new window includes important safety information for students, staff and faculty who are participating in or leading MSU study abroad programs.
  • MSU Travel OfficeOpens in new window is a resource for MSU business travelers and travel arrangers that contains documents on travel policies, latest travel news, contracted travel vendors, sample forms and links to outside sources of travel information.
  • MSU Travel ClinicOpens in new window includes information on international immunizations and health-related advice pertaining to preparation for traveling abroad. This information should be viewed as soon as possible, due to necessary lead times for some immunizations!
  • Study Abroad Risk and Security Assessment CommitteeOpens in new window is a University-level working group that reviews study abroad programs for safety and security concerns. Its purpose is to minimize potential sources of risk to the extent feasible at study abroad sites.

International Health and Safety Analyst (, Debbie Gulliver (

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