Dear UT Health San Antonio community:
As authorized by UT System, COVID-19-related international travel restrictions for university business have been lifted for all members of the campus community. Although international travel bears a certain level of risk, travelers will hold the responsibility as it applies to pandemic, epidemic and endemic-related risks.
When planning international travel, travelers must consult with the U.S. Department of State and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) travel requirements. It is essential each traveler consider the associated risk for any travel regardless of travel advisory rankings.
- International travel requests to countries or areas designated with a travel advisory rating greater than 2 as identified in the U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory rankings will continue to be routed to the UT Health San Antonio International Oversight Committee (IOC).
- International travel to countries or areas that hold a warning level of 4 from the CDC Travel Health Notices will likewise continue to be routed to the IOC.
- If neither of these criteria applies to the international business trip in question, then review and approval of the trip will not be required by the IOC or the respective dean/vice president.
International travel that requires IOC review must include the International Travel to High-Risk Areas Waiver.
All UT Health San Antonio employees must continue to register international travel, regardless of warning level, in the Enterprise Travel Registry.
Faculty and staff can obtain additional information on preparing for their travel abroad by consulting the International Pre-Travel Guidelines.
Ginny Gomez-Leon, MBA, CPA
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer