International travel involving students that is CU Boulder-sponsored, CU Boulder-affiliated, related to a CU Boulder activity/program, or accompanied by CU faculty/staff, must be registered with CU Education Abroad prior to departure. See the CU Boulder Policy on Student International Travel and Programs and the Travel Restrictions page for full details, and consult the links to the right for further information as you plan your international travel. We recommend starting the registration process 3 months in advance of your departure date.

To begin the International Travel Registration process, email The registration process will involve submitting info such as:

  • Travel itinerary
  • Emergency plan and contact info
  • Billing information for insurance enrollment
  • Risk acknowledgement waivers

Once you have submitted the registration forms, Education Abroad will enroll your group in health insurance and ISOS's travel alert system, as required by university policy.

Due to the continued fluidity of the COVID-19 pandemic and global response, we recommend closely following the advice of the CDC, International SOS, U.S. Department of State and local on-site contacts. As you're planning for your time abroad, be prepared for last minute changes in your ability to travel internationally and potential financial ramifications. Travellers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the decision made by the University of Colorado. Note that different countries have different definitions for being fully vaccinated, so make sure you are researching your host country's requirements.