Study & Travel Abroad Guidelines

Studying and traveling abroad is an opportunity that many faculty, staff and students enjoy the privilege of here at UVM.  To ensure that the risks inherent with these adventures are managed prior to departure and while away, all program faculty/trip leaders should incorporate the following considerations into planning UVM sponsored trips abroad:

  • Travel Advisories
  • Health Care Issue Protocol
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Student Orientation Prior to Departure
  • Personal Safety Protocols
  • Behavioral Expectations & Agreements
  • Early Termination of Trip
  • Communication Protocols
  • Waivers
  • Conduct a Faculty/Staff Orientation Prior to Departure
  • Contracts


Click here for details on all of these topics that must be addressed during the planning and pre-departure stages of the trip.