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Travel Info

UNC Global encourages safe, culturally respectful global travel by UNC students, faculty and staff and wants to provide all of the necessary information to make those travels as successful as possible. The University has established travel policies and recommendations to help protect members of the UNC community while traveling.

  • Global Travel Registry
    • All UNC students, faculty, and staff traveling on UNC programs or projects are required to submit their itinerary to the registry.
    • View the current warnings and restrictions for students on UNC-sponsored travel.
    • Questions? Contact Andrew Hunt, executive assistant in the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Provost, andrew_hunt@unc.edu or +1.919.962.2198.
  • Emergency Communications
    • Faculty, staff and students who experience an emergency while traveling abroad on University business should contact the UNC Department of Public Safety (DPS) at +1.919.962.8100.
    • Public Safety is first in the chain of response. Students should ask DPS to contact the Dean of Students on call to find the appropriate resources for assistance. DPS will assist faculty and staff with identifying a human resources administrator or Employee Assistance Program officer who can provide support.
    • A downloadable and printable Emergency Information Card is available.
    • For emergency evacuation and other 24/7 health insurance assistance, call HTH Worldwide collect from outside the U.S. at +1.610.254.8771, toll free within the U.S. at 800.257.4823, or email assist@hthworldwide.com.
    • In an emergency, seek appropriate medical care immediately, and then call HTH Worldwide. Insurance coverage must be bought in advance of travel.