Fostering Safe Travel
- If you are a UTSA student, faculty and/or staff traveling on university business, you must: submit a travel request to the IOC and register your travel in ISOS.
- Global Initiatives coordinates the International Oversight Committee (IOC) to advise the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives on health and safety issues as well as guidelines related to international travel.
- The International SOS (ISOS) is a service that monitors overseas travel and responds to overseas emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, offering emergency assistance to UTSA travelers. Their services include English-speaking doctors, medical referrals, and evacuation assistance, as well as regional and country-specific risk and safety reporting.
EFFECTIVE 1 Jan 2021: IN ACCORDANCE WITH UT SYSTEM GUIDANCE ALL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL, REGARDLESS OF DESTINATION, MUST BE APPROVED BY THE IOC. THIS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 31 DEC 2021.
All UTSA affiliated International travel, regardless of destination, must request approval through the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and the International Oversight Committee.
All international travel requests must be reviewed by the university’s International Oversight Committee (IOC) this policy will remain in effect until further notice.
Requests must be received no later than 21 days prior to the proposed date of ticket purchase. Submissions must be received no later than Thursday for review at the International Oversight Committee on Tuesday.
Current schedule IOC Meeting dates. Dates subject to change.
29 June 2021
13 July 2021
27 July 2021
10 August 2021
24 Auguust 2021
7 September 2021
21 September 2021
5 October 2021
19 October 2021
2 November 2021
16 November 2021
30 November 2021
14 December 2021
Please submit the completed Restricted Regions Travel Request form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective May 15, 2021, all UTSA domestic travel policies and approval processes will revert to pre-pandemic operating standards. Please follow university travel guidelines, policies, processes, and approvals per your division’s established operating procedures.