International Travel Requirements:

International Travel Checklist - Prior to Trip Abroad

1) Choose the program and country for your planned travel. Make an appointment to speak with the Office of Global Health about your travel plans.  Email Christina at or call 8489320233.

2) Apply for Global Funding through the Office of Global Health - See link on right-hand of screen to download an application for travel funding, click on "Application Form".

3) Travel health and SOS Insurance Card

To learn more about international travel insurance Follow the link


4) For M1 students: Submit your Externship or Non-Credit Clinical Experience Form to Student Affairs.  Note: It is the student's responsibility to get parts A, B, C and D completed prior to your trip abroad (and submit this to Student Affairs for their records).  You will also bring this form with you on your trip so that part E can be completed at the conclusion of your experience abroad (submit this with part E completed to Student Affairs when you return).

Click Here to download the Externship or Non-Credit Clinical Experience

5) Get your immunizations and prophylaxis.  Plan ahead and make your appointments 2-3 months before your trip!

Click Here for Department of Medicine: Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Disease (CAB; Suite 5100B).  To schedule an appointment to receive immunizations & prophylaxis prior to your trip.

Click Here for Student Health Services.  To obtain immunization clearance.

Click Here to review the student lunch lecture PowerPoint on "Travel Associated Infections." by Sunanda Gaur, MD.

To Complete After Your trip

1) For M1 students: Submit your Externship or Non-Credit Clinical Experience Form to Student Affairs.  Part E completed by supervisor abroad.

2) For Students who are receiving funding through the Global Health Travel Stipend:

  • Submit Post Travel Questionnaire - to Office of Global Health. Click Here for the Post Travel Questionnaire (to be completed after your trip).
  • Send thank you letter for group who funded your trip. 
  • Send one page student experience write up and photos to OGH. Your student experience might be showcased on the website. 
  • Submit & present your poster for the Global Health Fair. 
  • Contact Christina for more details regarding above requirements.

Once you complete the requirements above,
you will receive your Global Health Travel Stipend!


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