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Travel Registry Requirement


Old Dominion University Global Travel Policy


The ODU Office of Risk Management administers the University Travel Risk Management Policy #1007, and maintains the University Travel Risk Management registry. This policy requires registration of domestic and international business travel, be it by planes, trains, or automobiles.

This policy applies to all employees, students, and employees of affiliated organizations who are paid through the University for approved University-supported/funded travel.

Affiliated organizations such as the Foundations, the Community Development Corporation, and the Alumni Association, are also subject to this policy.

This policy also applies to visitors who may be prohibited from traveling to the campus during times of federal, state, local, or campus emergencies.

Consult the Virginia Department of Health website for current updates and information related to domestic and international travel, recommendations, and requirements.



Domestic Travel

All domestic travel is to be registered at ODU Travel Registry.

A travel waiver is required if traveling to a restricted area. View current restrictions by state.

International Travel

All international travel is to be registered at ODU Travel Registry.

A travel waiver is required if traveling to a restricted area. View current restrictions by country.




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Travel That Doesn't Need To Be Registered


  1. Any personal travel and non-business travel

  2. Travel funded by third parties for events such as speaking engagments, visiting scholars, etc.

  3. Travel provided or arranged by ODU Center for Global Engagement, including study abroad international learning programs. Please use the TerraDotta App and reference our Study Abroad page.

Travel That Does Need To Be Registered


  1. Travel funded by ODU

  2. Travel funded by ODU Foundations

  3. Travel for athletic events

  4. ODU sponsored travel for faculty, staff, or students





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