For more detailed information on the the College's international travel policy for faculty and staff, travel insurance and trip preparation guidelines, please visit the Office of Risk Management website.
Please note the following:
The College's international travel policy covers international travel that is defined as travel:
This includes but is not limited to:
Travel to Extreme Risk Locations (Level 3 or 4)
The College will not fund, award credit for, or otherwise sponsor or support any international travel in any country or location within a country for which:
However, if you require an exception to travel to a high risk (level 3 or level 4) country, you must complete and submit the International Travel Approval Form (Faculty/Staff). Keep in mind that the Travel Approval form is an electronic document that must be routed to the appropriate signees -- including your department chair. In addition to this form, the Office of Risk Management may require additional information and forms as part of the review process.
For information about the travel form or the e-routing process, please contact OIA.
For information about the international travel policy for faculty/staff, please contact Risk Manager, Tom Kaplan (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Risk Manager in the Office of Risk Management.
If you are a TC faculty member or administrator traveling on college-related business, please see the OIA Travel Handbook for more information. Per Accounts Payable, please note the following deadlines regarding expense reimbursements:
For more information, please contact Accounts Payable.
For more detailed information on the the College's international travel policy for students and groups, please visit the website for the Office of Risk Management (ORM). Please keep in mind that the College does not cover international student-led group trips. Please refer to the Policy for International Travel for policies relevant to travel to an extreme location (level 3 and 4).
All students who must travel internationally for work related to their graduate studies must:
As noted above, all students traveling must complete and submit the following forms to the attention of Risk Manager, Tom Kaplan (email@example.com):
The International Travel Preliminary Form (Student/Group) is an electronic form that must be routed to relevant signees in the College. The travel form has space to attach your emergency contact and itinerary documents as well.
Please reach out to us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to initate this procedure.
Faculty leading group study tours or other overseas group trips must obtain the following from all participants:
All documents should be submitted to the attention of Risk Manager, Tom Kaplan (email@example.com).
Free or low-cost immigration legal help is available from a number of organizations in New York:
Many other organizations provide important timely information about the evolving immigration situation and the rights of immigrants: