As outlined in the Interim COVID-19 International and Domestic Travel guidance, all Temple University Affiliated international travel will require approval prior to booking. Approval for travel will take into account the traveler profile, risks associated with the proposed location, as well as the activity undertaken during international travel.

The approval process per traveler is outlined below. 

Important Steps for Individual Faculty or Staff Travelers

Important Steps for Individual Student Travelers

Timelines for Review

All requests for individual international travel will be reviewed on a rolling basis, however approval will not be granted more than 60 days prior to the proposed departure date. It is recommended that requests be submitted no later than 30 days prior to travel occurring. Below is a guide on the latest possible submission dates for travel.

Month in which travel will occur

Latest date to submit for approval

September 2021

August 15, 2021

October 2021

September 15, 2021

November 2021

October 15, 2021

December 2021

November 15, 2021

January 2022

December 15, 2021

February 2022

January 15, 2022

March 2022

February 15, 2022

April 2022

March 15, 2022

May 2022

April 15, 2022