COVID-19 Updates Related to University Travel

COVID-19 Central @THEU

COVID-19 Central @THEU

Use the ASK US form if you have additional COVID-19 questions about cancelling your business trip.

Department of Public Safety – COVID-19 Central

International trips are subject to the approval procedures below.

International Business Travel:

Approved exceptions to this restriction must adhere all of the following procedures:

  1. Requesting department must prepare a memo describing:
    • Reasons travel is necessary during restricted dates, as well as
    • Measures planned to address safety for the traveler and those who will be in contact with traveler during as well as after the trip.
  2. The memo must be approved by one of the following designated individuals:
    • Main Campus Academic Affairs Travel: Please fill out the form found here and send it to for AVP Sarah Projansky to review.
    • U of U Health Academic Travel: Please fill out the form found here and send it to Dayle Benson, Chief of Staff for Clinical Affairs, >
    • U of U Health Hospitals and Clinics Staff Travel: Sarah Sherer, Senior Human Resources Director, 
    • Main Campus Staff Travel: Wendy Peterson, Deputy Chief Human Resources Director, 
  3. The exception memo will also require a final approval by the cognizant VP.
  4. Exceptions must be fully approved at least three weeks prior to the start date of travel. Attach the memo to an approved UTravel Concur Request. 

Questions regarding these restriction/exception procedures may be submitted using our ASK US form.