Exploring U-M’s Opportunities Around the World


Undergraduate Student International Travel Requirements

Travel eligibility for students is outlined on this U-M Travel Health Plan and Safety Plan Process Flowchart.


Step 1: Register Your Travel
Register travel with U-M and obtain U-M Travel Abroad Health Insurance: https://global.umich.edu/travel-resources/register-your-travel/

For students who applied for their program through M-Compass, your program application is your travel registration. 

Step 2: Review Risk Designation and Submit Supporting Documents
Additional requirements depend on the risk designation of your specific travel destination/s within the country. To determine your countries risk designation view the U-M Travel Designations page. If you have already located your host country’s travel designation click on the leaflets below to determine the supporting documentation needed.

Travel to a U-M Travel Health Low Risk destination

  • Travel Health Low Risk: No additional requirements.

Travel to a Travel Health Medium Risk destination

Travel to a U-M Travel Health High Risk destination

Travel is prohibited at this time (Rare exceptions for students on U-M Managed Programs approved by ITOC. Eligible students would be notified.)

Travel to a U-M Travel Warning destination

Travel to a U-M Travel Restriction destination

Travel is prohibited at this time.

Additional Notes

  • No.5

    U-M ranked 5th in the nation in the number of U.S. students studying abroad for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • 60+

    More than 60 languages are offered at U-M