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Coronavirus: Travel

Travel information

Advisories and directives — Global Affairs provides comprehensive information about travel during the coronavirus outbreak. Questions and answers address subjects such as travel insurance, study abroad and the impact on international students and scholars.

  • March 13 — Under revised guidelines posted by Global Affairs to its coronavirus travel advisory page, UC Davis travelers must avoid all nonessential international travel to any country, and are advised against nonessential university-sponsored domestic travel.
  • March 10 — In a message to the campus community, UC Davis cautions staff and faculty to reconsider all their international travel, and domestic travel, too, whether personal or university-related.

Trip registration — UC Davis policy requires travelers for university business to register their trips in advance. Members of the campus community and their family may purchase the personal travel insurance and are encouraged to register their personal travel during this outbreak. The Trip Registration and Travel Insurance website provides information about registration and its benefits.

Trip cancellations and reimbursement — The UC Davis Travel Office provides information for travelers seeking reimbursement for travel impacted as a result of coronavirus.

Study abroad

Global Affairs provides information and resources related to the coronavirus for study abroad on its Global Learning Hub and as well as in its travel questions and answers.

International students

Minimizing international travel is recommended since re-entry into the U.S. could be restricted. Services for International Students and Scholars is available for UC Davis affiliates with questions or concerns related to traveling to and from UC Davis, visas, immigration status and specific programs such as the Planned Educational Leave Program. Email or call 530-752-0864.