Highlights and important notes about foreign travel:
Requests for foreign travel for which State funds are used must be submitted for approval to the President, or the President’s designee, at least 45 days prior to the scheduled departure date.
All foreign travel by state employees on state business, except for travel to Canada, Mexico or any state or possession of the United States, must be approved in advance.
The President has delegated the authority for approval of these foreign travel requests to the Executive Vice President and Provost.
Following receipt of the Executive Vice President’s approval, requests for foreign travel using State funds must be forwarded to the Board of Regents for approval no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled departure date.
Requests for foreign travel using State funds should be submitted using the Foreign Travel Request Form
Foreign travel paid from funds other than State funds shall be approved by the appropriate vice president (nonacademic units), or by the appropriate dean (academic units). Approval authority may be delegated by a vice president (non-academic units) to an associate or assistant vice president, associate or assistant provost, or department head; or by a dean (academic units) to an associate or assistant dean, or to a department head.