Entry requirements are subject to change without notice, so students need to stay up-to-date to verify they are able to enter that country before making any non-refundable purchases for travel. Meeting entry requirements is the responsibility of the student traveler.
Before departure, students need to make sure that they understand and have a plan to meet all of the steps for entering that country. Without having everything in order, the host country will not let an individual into the country.
Task 1: Review the U-M Travel Health Preparation Guide
This tool helps students identify and plan for healthcare needs during international travel. Travelers are encouraged to answer the questions in the Travel Health Preparation Guide and consult with a health care provider, University Health Services (UHS), and/or Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) where appropriate.
Developed by an interdisciplinary team of content experts from U-M, the Collaborating for Change MOOC is designed to help both novices and seasoned practitioners of community engagement work more effectively with communities and organizations, both domestically and abroad.
Safety Considerations for Independent Study & Field Research Abroad
To direct travelers to existing travel safety and travel health resources and benefit all U-M independent travelers / field researchers
To organize international research and fieldwork safety considerations by travel phases of Early Logistical Planning (4-12 months pre-departure), Pre-Departure Preparations (final 4 months before departure), and While Abroad.
To provide suggested protocols for various emergency situations abroad
All independent travelers and field researchers are encouraged to download the resource and review when preparing travel.