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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

Some countries considered high-risk for reasons of safety or security require special Travel Permission. To review the list of locations that require Travel Permission, check the purple box on this webpage.

In alignment with university policy, all members of the Northwestern community (students, faculty and staff) are expected to follow University guidance on vaccinations, which are required for all community members with limited exceptions, prior to commencing any university-affiliated travel.

Undergraduate travel options and their related requirements