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High Risk Destinations

MSU requires additional review of faculty, staff, administrator, and MSU-sponsored guest travel to high risk destinations. Those planning travel to a high risk destination (extreme or elevated risk) should submit their trip to the MSU Global Travel Registry as soon as possible to begin the review process.

More information on COVID-19 related travel restrictions can be found at

Students walking out of international center Waiver Request Process for Extreme Risk Destinations

MSU does not support faculty, staff, administrator, or sponsored guest travel to extreme risk countries unless a waiver to the policy is obtained. Waiver requests must be submitted at least three weeks before departure.

Boat in a lake with mountains in the backgroundReview Process for Elevated Risk Destinations

MSU faculty, staff, administrator, or sponsored guest travel to elevated risk destinations must have their trip details reviewed by the Office of International Health and Safety.

side-by-side_sparty-night.jpgMSU Country Risk Levels

Review MSU's risk levels for various countries and access U.S. Department of State Country Information Pages. This database is updated regularly.