Student is traveling alone (or with only one faculty member) for study abroad, internships, research, conferences, etc.
Note: If a faculty member is traveling with only one student, the student fills out a HSGTA as an individual and the faculty member submits a travel authorization.
"The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate." Non-US citizens should check with their embassies about possible similar programs.
1. Is your passport valid for 6 months from the date of return?
2. Is a visa required?
3. Are any immunizations needed for travel? If so, how far in advance?
Individual Student Abroad printable checklist
- The HSGTA for winter/spring programs are due to Randy Penson no later than October 15.
- The HSGTA for summer/fall programs are due to Randy Penson no later than March 15.
Travel Requirement Procedures
Step 1: Complete and follow the guidance of the HSGTA. Please send a copy of the completed HSGTA to your undergraduate advisor or graduate coordinator.
Step 2: Follow the directions on the HSGTA to sign up for CISI travel medical insurance and STEP.
Step 3: Inform Randy Penson of any changes and check in with VT after incidents.