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While the purpose of research, scholarship, and education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is to ultimately share information and new knowledge, there are times when access to certain items, information, or laboratory spaces should be restricted for confidentiality, export compliance, national security, safety, and/or other security reasons. To that end, this policy establishes a framework for identifying export-controlled items, information, and research spaces.
Academic-related, off campus travel (“Academic Travel”) enhance the learning experiences of students and are integral to many courses at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This Procedure outlines the steps needed to establish an Academic Travel and minimize the risk to the University when taking students off campus.
During the performance of clinical practice/research activities, students may interact with clients/research participants with tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis B (HBV), HIV/AIDS, and other infections. This contact may expose the student to infectious agents and may result in the student transmitting an infectious disease to other students, faculty, clients, family members, and research participants.
This policy was created to ensure compliance with state and University regulations; establish guidelines for approval, control and accounting for employees and others who travel on University business; and ensure fairness for both the traveler and the University.
The University offers this operating standard to provide clarification and guidance as to University practices regarding expenditure inquiries regarding travel, in conjunction with Federal regulations governing allowability.
For obtaining the Accident & Sickness insurance coverage for UNC international affiliated travel.
The University provides a comprehensive accident and sickness insurance policy specially designed for students, faculty, and staff participating in international education programs.
Accidents or sickness which occurs while traveling internationally pose unique challenges. Participants may be unfamiliar with the medical services and locations of their host country. Language barriers and different billing requirements may affect prompt medical services. In addition, serious injuries may require the need for medical evacuation or repatriation services.