Domestic travel guidance

Jun 19, 2020
airplane at sunset

University-sponsored domestic travel must be approved by a dean or vice president, as well as an executive vice president or provost. University-sponsored international travel is prohibited at this time. If you must travel, the following must be completed:

Before travel

  1. Assess your health. Do not travel if you show COVID-19 symptoms.

  2. Confirm your Community of Care training and all required approvals are completed.

  3. Check for updated ASU COVID-19 guidance.

  4. Carry your supervisor’s contact information and any other ASU personnel whom you may need to reach.

  5. Know locations and hours of local health clinics at your destination.

  6. Prepare a safety plan that follows ASU and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention health and safety guidelines.

  7. Review CDC Travel health notices and Considerations for Travelers.

  8. Submit a trip request in My ASU TRIP/Concur with a completed ASU Travel considerations checklist. Receive trip approval.

  9. Once trip request is approved, book all your travel through My ASU TRIP/Concur.

ASU will not reimburse travel expenses incurred without the required pre-authorization and booking process.

During travel

  • Carry a thermometer, Tylenol and a first aid kit.
    • Check your temperature daily.
  • Continue to monitor precautions and maintain flexibility to alter plans if needed, including self-isolation and returning home.
  • Follow local, regional and federal quarantine guidelines.
  • Modify activities to maintain social distancing and wear a face covering. 
  • Practice good hygiene. Regularly wash your hands for at least 20 seconds, wipe down surfaces, cough into your sleeve, and sneeze into tissues and dispose of them immediately.

After travel

  • Talk with your supervisor and follow ASU departmental guidelines for health and safety to return to the office.


Additional questions

ASU has experts providing evidence-based guidance for keeping students, faculty and staff safe on campus.
Visit the COVID-19 FAQ or fall 2020 webpages for more details. Please email us about facilities and
operational questions. All ASU employees must take the Community of Care training for employees.