Questions may be directed to Seth Tucker in the Office of Global Safety and Support at or (315) 443-1968.



  • Faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholar, student

University Travel or University-sponsored research travel

  • More than 100 miles from Syracuse within the context of a researcher’s research responsibilities

High-risk destination

A country or region identified as one or both of the following:


Step 1: Secure Approvals

  • Discuss planned travel with your department chair (faculty) or advisor (students). 
  • If a high-risk destination, contact Shana Gadarian ( to petition the University's International High-Risk Travel Oversight Committee (IHTOC) for approval. 
    • Initiate the petition process no less than 3 months before planned travel to a high-risk destination. 
    • Under no circumstances proceed to a high-risk destination without review and approval of IHTOC. 

Step 2: Register Your Trip

Once approved, register your trip in the Syracuse University Travel Registry.


    • Outbound University-sponsored travel

Do not register

    • Personal travel
    • Travel to Syracuse
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