Skip to main content
Main Content

Travel & Study Abroad

UPDATE for May 21, 2020

Effective May 21, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has terminated air travel restrictions related to COVID-19. The Governor's new order immediately terminates all restrictions contained in the Governor's previous Executive Order (GA-20) that mandated temporary quarantines for air travelers arriving from the following areas of the United States: California; Connecticut; New York; New Jersey; Washington; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; or Miami, Florida. 

View the Governor's Executive Order (GA-24) relating to the termination of air travel restrictions as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.

- - - -

On March 19, the State Department issued a Level 4 Travel Warning for international travel, recommending against all such travel.

US State Department Travel Advisory

CDC Traveler Information (PDF)

TCU Employee Travel Reimbursement Memo (PDF)

  

Study Abroad

As of March 19, 2020, all May/Summer 2020 international programs are canceled. We are working directly with our students to ensure they have academic support and to minimize the impact on their academic process.

As of March 19, 2020, all semester study abroad students have returned to the U.S. or their home country, and all May/Summer 2020 international programs are canceled.

We are working directly with our students to ensure they have academic support and to minimize the impact on their academic process.

We have instructed students returning from any country with a Level 3 CDC travel advisory to stay home and not come to campus until they have completed 14-days of self-observation, and practice social-distancing, per the recommendations from the Tarrant County Health Department, Texas Department of State Health Services and CDC.

We continue to carefully monitor travel recommendations from the U.S. State DepartmentCenters for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization. The university follows all local, state and federal health and travel guidelines.

TCU does not have students or faculty in China. Following the recommendations from the U.S. State Department, on January 29, 2020, TCU suspended all current and future programs to China through August and pending further review. As a practice, TCU monitors and follows international travel recommendations issued by the U.S. State Department, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization, among other sources.

On Feb. 28, 2020, TCU notified all students traveling in Italy to return to the United States due to elevations to the U.S. State Department and CDC travel advisories. We are working directly with our students to ensure they have academic support and to minimize the impact on their academic process.

We have instructed students returning from Italy or any country with a Level 3 CDC travel advisory to stay home and not come to campus until they have completed 14-days of self-observation, and practice social-distancing, per the recommendations from the Tarrant County Health Department, Texas Department of State Health Services and CDC.

A Healthy Campus is in our Hands

Clean Hands 20 Seconds
Cover Coughs & Sneezes
Contain to Personal Space

Health, Wellness & Prevention

Page Last Updated: May 21, 2020