Outgoing Travel Resources

International Travel Authorization: All medical students planning to engage in international travel for clinical electives and/or research field work must obtain authorization from Global REACH. Learn more.

Global Michigan: The University of Michigan’s campus-wide portal for global engagement maintains the university’s International Travel Policy, which applies to all faculty, staff, and students traveling internationally for University-related purposes including study, research, internships, service, conferences, presentations or teaching. All travelers are required to register their travel and obtain travel health insurance through Global Michigan. Global Michigan also keeps the list of travel destinations under current warnings or restrictions.

Pre-Departure Checklist: Global REACH maintains a detailed pre-departure timeline and checklist for any UMMS student planning international (or domestic) travel for educational purposes.

Other Resources:

Department of State Travel site (passport, visa, and travel advisory information)

CDC Travelers' Health (health-based travel notices and destination-specific information)

IT security guidelines for international travel

Michigan Medicine Overseas Travel Clinic (for pre-departure immunizations and post-travel follow-up appointments)