Traveling Internationally with SDSU Students

Traveling Internationally with SDSU Students

Before you travel internationally with students, you must first receive approval. See below for details.

SDSU Faculty and Staff planning to travel internationally with SDSU students for an academically-related activity that is not a requirement of a course, must first receive approval through the SDSU Travel Registry process. Examples of such international travel might include travel related to research, fieldwork, conference attendance, or theatrical performances etc. 

Timeline & Process
  • 45 Days Prior - Faculty/Sfaff must submit their request to travel with SDSU students no less than 45 days prior to departure.
  • International Safety Unit - The requested travel will be reviewed by the International Safety Unit and you will be notified if the travel is approved. The SDSU International Safety Unit will review your travel request and faculty will receive approval or rejection notifications via email within 1-2 weeks. All requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Group Travel Submission

Faculty/Staff should follow the Group Travel instructions for Travel Registry. Faculty/Staff will need to have the travel approved before adding the remaining Group Members (including participating students) to the Group Trip. 

Group Travel for Travel Registry

Additional Options

Faculty-led Programs - If you plan to travel with students for credit (as a course), you will need to complete a Faculty-led Program Proposal. The proposal process window takes place from November 15 - February 1 each year for travel taking place the following academic year. Click here to view the different types of program proposals available. 

International Travel WITHOUT Students - SDSU Faculty/Staff traveling internationally on SDSU business still need to complete the Travel Registry process. Follow the instructions on this page.