Travel Guidance

STUDENT TRAVEL

For all non-personal student travel, students should follow the guidelines on the USC Global site “For Students”

Study Abroad Programs

FACULTY AND STAFF TRAVEL ON UNIVERSITY BUSINESS

Travel to DOS/CDC Level-4 Countries

  • Traveler prepares a plan that indicates itinerary, justification for travel, compliance with all relevant COVID-19 guidelines, and emergency response plan 
  • The Travel plan is reviewed and endorsed by the respective School Dean or designated divisional approver 
  • The respective School Dean or designated divisional approver submits it to the CPMC Committee and Provost (paulor@usc.edu) for final review and approval 

All other travel

  • Requires approval by respective School Dean or designated divisional approver
  • Traveler to confirm they will comply with all relevant COVID-19 guidelines; destination country, return country, USC, etc.
  • Travelers to register for USC Duty of Care (see link here)
  • Further information and detail are located at USC Business Services Travel and expense website  

IMPORTANT

  • Non-essential travel discouraged for unvaccinated persons
  • Phase 5 plans contain a step-back contingency. In the event that restrictions be reinstated, travel guidelines will have to adjust accordingly