Independent International Travel
If you plan to travel abroad on an independent program (not a Wang Center program) that meets any of these categories, you must complete the process as described below.
Independent International Travel is defined as:
- Funded by PLU
- Used to meet a PLU degree requirement and/or
- For PLU credit*
*Only students who plan to earn Independent Study Credit must complete the registration components of these instructions. All other requirements apply to all three categories of independent travel.
NOTE: If you are pursuing an international internship, contact Dawn Rinehart in Career Connections (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Verify that the destination does not have a current US State Department Travel Warning; PLU does not support travel to areas with an active Travel Warning.
Schedule an appointment with Sue Liden, Director of Risk Management, to request the required forms and review PLU’s international travel insurance coverage (email@example.com)
Submit Required Forms as indicated no later than the last day of the term before the proposed independent travel:
_ Submit an online Independent Travel Registration itinerary
_ Submit PLU Statement of Responsibility and Authorization form to Sue Liden
_ Submit Health Form for Travel to Sue Liden (appointment with medical provider required; may be completed at the PLU Health Center)
_ Submit a Risk Management Plan to Sue Liden
_ If registering for PLU credit, complete an Independent Study Abroad Registration Form
Register for STEP