Select your student status and review the steps outlined for the type of travel you will be doing.

If you are traveling as part of a VT study abroad group faculty led program:

  • Apply for the program with the Global Education Office (GEO) at vtabroad@vt.edu
  • Note: Complete all requirements, faculty leader will work with GEO for additional requirements
  • Faculty leader should complete Travel Authorization in the TEM system

If you are traveling individually for transfer credit, such as exchange programs, internships, direct enroll or third party providers:

  • Apply for the program with the Global Education Office (GEO) at vtabroad@vt.edu
  • Note: Complete all additional requirements as specified by the GEO
  • Department must complete Travel Authorization in the TEM System

If you are traveling as part of a VT led group travel experience for no credit, such as competitions, service learning, etc.:

  • Submit the Virginia Tech Global Travel Assessment form for review and approval
  • Turn in required co-curricular international program forms
  • Purchase CISI travel insurance
  • Register U.S. citizens with the US Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
  • Request a traveler’s emergency card

For additional information, please contact the office of VT Engage or visit: https://www.engage.vt.edu/community_learning/co_curricular_international.html

If you are traveling individually for no credit, such as for conferences, research, internships:

  • Department must complete Travel Authorization in the TEM System
  • Complete Hokie Sentenial Global Travel Assessment and submit to GEO

If you are traveling individually for transfer credit, such as exchange programs, internships, direct enroll or third party provider:

  • Apply for the program with the Global Education Office (GEO link and vtabroad@vt.edu)

If you are traveling as part of a VT led group travel experience for no credit, such as competitions, service learning, etc.

  • Submit the Virginia Tech Global Travel Assessment form for review and approval
  • Turn in required co-curricular international program forms
  • Purchase CISI travel insurance
  • Register U.S. citizens with the US Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
  • Request a traveler’s emergency card

For additional information, please contact the office of VT Engage or visit: https://www.engage.vt.edu/community_learning/co_curricular_international.html

If you are traveling individually for no credit, such as a conference, research, internship:

  • Department must complete Travel Authorization in the TEM System
  • Complete Hokie Sentenial Global Travel Assessment and submit to GEO