International travel

Undergraduate student and group graduate/professional student university-sponsored and supported international travel is suspended through the fall 2021 semester.

Starting August 1, 2021, faculty, staff and graduate/professional students (on an individual basis) may resume university-sponsored and supported international travel in accordance with the university’s standard international travel policy. Details can be found at

Further guidance for School of Medicine travelers can be found at

All travel is subject to changes in travel conditions and public health guidance.

Contact with any questions.

Domestic travel

Work-related domestic travel can resume and no longer requires pre-approval by the chancellor or the provost, a dean, executive vice chancellor or vice chancellor. Schools, departments and units may have other pre-approval processes unrelated to the pandemic.  Work-related domestic travel approval has returned to pre-pandemic policy.

International Travel Oversight Committee updates

The International Travel Oversight Committee (ITOC) shares updates specific to international travelers and WashU students studying abroad.

Please contact with any additional questions about current or future travel.