MSU international travelers should review the following information as soon as they know that they may travel abroad and well in advance of departure.
- Travel Authorization & Emergency Contact form (http://www.ctlr.msu.edu/Download.aspx) 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)* (/documents/know.pdf) 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.
- Travelers Abroad Emergency Contact Database (/travelers_database.htm) contains international itineraries and emergency contact information for faculty, staff, students and independent contractors going abroad on MSU business (not related to Study Abroad) and stores it electronically on a secure server. Once your overseas trip is registered in the database you will receive this Confirmation of Registration Memo (PDF)* (/travel/conf_archive/MSUTravelConfirmation_20150128.pdf).
Memo Archives (/conf_archive)
- Safety in Study Abroad (http://studyabroad.msu.edu/safety/) includes important safety information for students, staff and faculty who are participating in or leading MSU study abroad programs.
- MSU Travel Office (http://www.ctlr.msu.edu/COTravel/) 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 Clinic (http://travelclinic.msu.edu/) 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!
- MSU Global Edge Travel/Living Abroad page (http://globaledge.msu.edu/resourcedesk/travel-living-abroad/) includes links to a variety of websites with tips for travel abroad concerning health, language, jobs, maps and government.
- Study Abroad Risk and Security Assessment Committee (http://studyabroad.msu.edu/safety/rsac.html) 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.