Travel Information

Travel Information

information for students, employees and others travelling to and from UMass Amherst

Updated June 28, 2022

University-related Travel by UMass Amherst Employees and Students

The university is following official Massachusetts COVID-19 Travel Information, which includes the following:

Domestic and international travel by UMass Amherst employees and students

University-related Travel to Domestic Destinations

Travel restrictions to domestic destinations have been lifted. University-related travel to domestic destinations requires standard travel authorization prior to commencing travel.  

  • All approved domestic travel must be entered in the Travel Registry, whether or not reimbursement is requested.
  • All travelers are encouraged to consult and follow the CDC’s guidelines and requirements for travel.
  • Travelers are responsible for following any governmental or public health directives in effect at their destination.

University-related Travel to International Destinations

As of March 1, 2022, the university no longer requires travelers to follow the COVID-19 Travel Exemption Process. Travelers should still carefully follow the instructions  provided by the International Programs Office here: https://www.umass.edu/ipo/traveling-abroad.

Visiting the UMass Amherst campus

All visitors to the UMass campus must follow the Massachusetts Travel Advisory.

Masks are welcome but not required at indoor campus events. We encourage everyone to respect the choices that individuals make about their own masking.

You should stay home if you are feeling ill, particularly if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or have:

  • Been placed in quarantine for possible contact with COVID-19
  • Been directed to self-isolate or quarantine by a health care provider or public health official
  • Are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test

Read more about the current guidance for campus events.