International Travel

There are many important issues to consider when traveling internationally. Below are some of the helpful resources and information available to BU travelers.

International Travel – Registration and Assistance

When you book international travel through Concur you will automatically be registered to receive pre-trip briefings from BU Global Programs for your destination countries, as well as alerts and updates while traveling for serious safety and security incidents occurring at your destination. Please see Global Programs or contact Joe Finkhouse, Associate Director, Health, Safety and Security, with any questions about international health, safety and security.

Global Programs

Boston University Global Programs provides operational and strategic support for all University global activities. Global Programs staff members are always available to discuss any matters related to international travel, work and study. The Global Programs website also provides best management practices, key guidelines, policies, planning tools and templates in one central location, along with links to offices and individuals who can help work through any issues that arise.

Please click here for the Global Programs Website

High-Risk Destinations

High-Risk Destinations comprise those countries currently subject to U.S. Department of State Travel Warnings, for all or part of the country. For more information and assistance with planning travel to these countries, please contact Joe Finkhouse, Associate Director, Health, Safety and Security, Global Programs ( or 617-353-5401)

Please click here for advisories and alerts