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Short-Term International Travel
Short-Term International Travel

group leaders

All students, faculty and staff who are leading college-sponsored travel are required to fulfill the responsibilities outlined below:

Planning Checklist

Submit Checklist

Email (preferred): global@smith.edu

Sara Kirk, Administrative Coordinator
Smith College Lewis Global Studies Center,
Wright Hall
Northampton, MA 01060

Helpful links for completing the Checklist

Travel Approval

  • Short-term International Travel Policy
  • Hazardous Activities
    If any hazardous activities are included in your trip (e.g., scuba diving, climbing active volcanoes) or if the trip itself is inherently dangerous or in a dangerous location, (e.g., within the Arctic Circle, Antarctica, war zone or areas covered by U.S. State Department travel warnings) the trip leader or individual traveler must consult with the Lewis Global Studies Center and/or the Five College Risk Management Office at the earliest planning stages of the trip.
  • Travel Approval
  • Funding for Students

Risk Assessment

U.S. State Department information

Health information