Coronavirus Airfare Cancellation Request
The following message is from President Ruth V. Watkins, regarding the restricted university-related business travel. Please complete the form below to request the cancellation of airfare.
March 9, 2020
Dear Colleagues —
We are writing with updated guidance as we work to plan for and respond to changing dynamics in the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Travel Guidance – Updated
Effective immediately, the University of Utah is restricting all university-related business travel for faculty, staff, and students through April 30, 2020 (i.e., the end of the spring semester). If you are traveling for university-related business, whether in the United States or internationally, between now and April 30, you should cancel the trip. Any request for an exception to this restriction – for business-critical travel – must be reviewed and approved at all three relevant levels: (a) the department chair or manager, (b) the dean or vice president, and (c) the designee (see below) of the relevant Senior Vice President or Chief Human Resources Officer (Michael Good, Daniel Reed, or Jeff Herring, respectively).
Following department and dean/VP sign off, final travel exception approval will be granted by:
- Main Campus Academic Affairs Travel: Sarah Projansky, AVP for Faculty,email@example.com
- U of U Health Academic Travel: Ed Clark, AVP for clinical affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org
- U of U Health Hospitals and Clinics Staff Travel: Sarah Sherer, Senior Human Resources Director,Sarah.Sherer@hsc.utah.edu
- Main Campus Staff Travel: Chris Bone, Senior Human Resources Director, email@example.com