Last Updated December 16, 2021
Spring 2022 Travel Restrictions
(Effective for Travel Beginning January 18, 2022)
All travel beginning before January 18, 2022, remains subject to the Fall 2021 Travel Restrictions.
Members of the Columbia University community, including faculty, staff, and registered students, participating in international Columbia Travel or organizing international student travel to China must continue to abide by the Columbia Community Health Compact, all relevant University Public Health Protocols, and the University International Travel Planning Policy.
China is designated as "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" by the U.S. Department of State, International Columbia Travel. Travel to China is subject to the requirements listed on the Travel Advisories.
International Personal Travel is also urged to postpone unless returning to home country, or for personal or medical emergencies. Review U.S. Department of State website for COVID-19-related risks and restrictions.
For vaccinated students:
- All travel must be registered with ISOS.
- Secure written approval from the dean. Contact your school for information about how to effectuate.
- Visit globaltravel.columbia.edu or email [email protected] for more information
- Follow any other requirements prescribed in the University International Travel Planning Policy, based on the ISOS travel risk rating of your destination, as well as any other school-based requirements or protocols
For unvaccinated students with approved exemptions, international Columbia travel is not permitted.
For more detailed information, visit Resource Guide for the Columbia Community.