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Undergraduate Travel Policies

travel advisory levelsNorthwestern University encourages its students to participate in educational experiences abroad. To minimize health and safety risks, the University links approval of undergraduate international travel to U.S. Department of State (DOS) Travel Advisories

Undergraduates planning to visit countries under a Travel Advisory Level 3 - Reconsider Travel must seek approval from Northwestern. Undergraduate travel to Level 4 - Do Not Travel designations is prohibited, although exceptions may be granted. To learn more, read about the Undergraduate International Travel Policy. To apply for an exception to this policy, read the Travel Permission Request Process.

Undergraduate travel options and their related requirements