COVID-19 Travel Exception Request Checklists

COVID-19 Travel Exception Request Checklists

COVID-19 Domestic Travel Exception Request Checklist

  • Description of type of activity and rationale for travel exception
     
  • Detailed itinerary including mode of travel, dates, location
     
  • Familiarity with proposed destination, COVID-19-related risks at destination, and personal risk mitigation plan
     
  • Appropriate research approvals sought and obtained (e.g., fieldwork, archival research, human subjects, RLOPS, etc.)
     
  • Be aware of and follow all local public health requirements, and university and state policies regarding COVID-19
     
  • Complete the UMass COVID-19 Daily Self Checklist before reporting for work during travel and upon return
     
  • Ability to complete any required 14-day self-quarantine upon return to Massachusetts from a high-risk destination without impinging on university duties
     
  • Maintain communication to receive updates or get assistance related to COVID-19 and changing policies
     
  • Maintain flexibility to alter travel plans at any time, self-isolate if necessary, or return home
     
  • Must register travel with UMass Travel Registry
     
  • Must undertake to return home if mandated by the university unless ill and unable to return

COVID-19 International Travel Exception Request Checklist

  • Description of type of activity and rationale for travel exception
     
  • Detailed itinerary including mode of travel, dates, location
     
  • Familiarity with proposed destination, COVID-19-related risks at destination, and personal risk mitigation plan
     
  • Familiarity with U.S. Consular locations and services at the proposed destination
     
  • Familiarity with any entry/exit requirements for destination as well as entry restrictions to the U.S. (if a visa national)
     
  • Familiarity with UMass International Travel & Medical insurance and COVID-19-related exclusions
     
  • Appropriate research approvals sought and obtained (e.g., fieldwork or archival research permission, human subjects’ permission, RLOPS, etc.)
     
  • Complete the UMass COVID-19 Daily Self Checklist before reporting for work, during travel, and upon return
     
  • Ability to complete any required 14-day self-quarantine upon return to Massachusetts from an international destination without impinging on university duties
     
  • Maintain communication to receive updates or get assistance related to COVID-19 and changing policies
     
  • Maintain flexibility to alter travel plans at any time, self-isolate if necessary, or return home
     
  • Must register travel with the UMass Travel Registry AND the US Department of State Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) 
     
  • Must undertake to return home if mandated by the university, unless ill and unable to return