Foreign Travel

A Request for Foreign Travel (RFT) should be submitted to OIED a minimum of 35-40 days in advanced to ensure all parties have adequate time to sign the documentation and return it.

 

A Request for Foreign Travel (RFT) should be submitted to OIED a minimum of 35-40 days in advanced to ensure all parties have adequate time to sign the documentation and return it.


  • RFT Signature Process: Dean (of the college/school of traveler), International Education/Programs, Provost, and President. Once all signatures are received and the documentation is returned to International Education the travel representative and/or traveler will be informed that their documentation is ready for pick up.
  • RFT Document Completion: When completing your RFT, make sure all information is typed, including names of the individuals who need to sign the paperwork.
  •  All individuals traveling abroad for any reason must submit a Request for Travel.
    • Examples: 
      • Conferences, research, etc.
      • Faculty-led programs with students from the same department (responsibility of travel representative in the department to complete and submit Request for Foreign Travel for each traveler)
      • Study Abroad programs (completed by Emily Maurer, Study Abroad Coordinator).
      • Faculty-led programming with students from different departments (completed by Emily Maurer, Study Abroad Coordinator or travel representative for faculty member leading the trip). 
  • It is the responsibility of the traveler to create a profile and complete their International SOS registration, unless a different procedure is established by the department. All travelers must create a profile and enter their information in International SOS before OIED will process their RFT.
  • All request for foreign travel will remain in OIED until traveler has registered their trip and a confirmation has been received by OIED