Pre-Departure

Northeastern Policies & Procedures

There are many policies, procedures and guidelines that assist travelers gain access to the benefits associated with traveling on a Northeastern University program.

Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the following:

  • Read and understand the Northeastern University Policy on International Travel.
  • Familiarize yourself with Northeastern’s policy on export controls.
  • Attend all required program pre-departure orientations and safety training.
  • Enter your travel itinerary on My Travel Plans, also called the Northeastern Travel Registry. This is a critical aspect to international travel and is in place to support all travelers with a robust set of travel support services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Determine if the university considers your destination high risk.  If so, submit Exception Petition and receive permission from the Provost to travel to a “high-risk” destination.
  • Follow the checklist and policies prepared by your program.
  • Sign and submit required waivers.
  • Update your emergency contact and FERPA information in MyNEU portal.