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Pre-travel Requirements

Required Reading

  • International Electives 
    If you are interested in an international elective, please visit the above link for information on international electives.
  • Off-Campus Elective Form Instructions 
    This instruction guide will help you to fill out the Off-Campus Elective form correctly. Please read this form before submitting an off-campus form to a departmental coordinator. 

Required Forms

Along with an International Elective Request Form, students requesting permission for international studies must review the UMB International Travel Risk Policy, review and sign the Student Travel Release, and the Medical Student Location Report. To finalize the process, sign and return the letter Sample MMCIP Coverage Letter that you will receive, via email and return it to the OSA. All required materials must be returned to OSA at least four weeks prior to your departure. 

Other Pre-travel Requirements 

  • All UM students are to register their international travel plans using the Travel Request Form. The form collects emergency information to help UM reach you in case of a crisis. The Travel Request Form is used for travel on UM business, whether or not travel will be reimbursed by UM. Access the form via the myUM Portal, or work with your unit's travel coordinator.
  • U.S. citizens traveling or living overseas are encouraged to register with the U.S. Department of State Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
  • Non-U.S. citizens should register with their country’s embassy in the destination country or countries.