Jun 7, 2021

Resumption of University Supported International Travel

Effective July 1, 2021, the university will again allow business-related travel in line with updated health and safety requirements and our continued focus on fiscal responsibility.

In support of a safe, gradual resumption of travel, international risk management and the International Travel Policy Committee will assess and review all student international travel. The ITPC assessment is already in progress for summer 2021 and autumn 2021, with limited approvals of OIA-managed education abroad programs. Ohio State will seek to gradually assess and introduce additional options for spring 2022 through autumn 2022.

Approval of any specific assessment does not set precedent for other travel. Certain locations may be deemed unavailable for specific travel or programs, and approvals may vary not only between nations, but between specific forms of programming based on indicators for the host nation, the academic imperative of travel, and the level of support available.

To learn more about the protocols and assessment schedule, visit