We aim to promote safe international travel for university activities and manage the potential risks associated with it.
Decisions on university-related international travel
A message to the campus community ...
Time for all UCalgary students and staff in Europe to leave their exchange placements due to COVID-19 concerns
Before You Go
Review this information prior to your departure to ensure you are properly informed about your destinations and the resources available to you.
Cyber Tips for International Travellers
When you are travelling internationally, there are different laws related to the use of technological devices.
In Case of Emergency
In the event of an emergency abroad, use the contact information provided to access international resources and assistance.
Register for Travel
Students, staff, and volunteers travelling internationally for university business must register with the university and with the country who issued their passport.
Pre-departure tasks are determined by the risk rating of your destination.
Complete and submit this international travel and medical briefing request form a minimum of three weeks prior to travel.
Read the Travel Checklist recommendations to ensure preparedness prior to your departure.
Field Handbook for Group Leaders
This field handbook offers resources to support Group Leaders while travelling abroad, including "before you go" and crisis response information.
International Travel Loaner Device Program
The University offers a short-term loaner device program which includes cell phones, laptops and encrypted USB’s for faculty, staff, post-doc and graduate students traveling internationally.
Renting Vehicles while Travelling
Employees who travel for university business may rent a vehicle when it is necessary or more economical than other transportation options.