Seattle University is committed to providing international travel opportunities for study, research, service, training, immersions, internships and other activities that fulfill the University’s educational mission. There is, however, inherent risk in international travel and in light of heightened health and safety risks in certain locations. Seattle University prohibits University-related activities and programs involving students to occur in locations under any of the following travel advisories or restrictions:
- U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Travel Advisory Levels 3 and 4
- World Health Organization Travel Restriction
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Advisory Level 3
- U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control Travel Restriction
In compliance with Seattle University’s policy, individual students, faculty, staff, or program leaders who wish to travel to regions identified as having a high level of risk to health and safety according to the organizations listed above, may petition for an exception to this policy. A petition must be submitted for review to the Director of Education Abroad (Gina Lopardo, firstname.lastname@example.org) by the deadlines listed below:
Please see the "Resources" section for the complete Travel Advisory Policy and for the Travel Advisory Petition process and instructions.