Travel Announcement: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

May 12, 2021
Global Affairs is monitoring the situation in countries and assisting travelers based guidance from the University of California and based on the assessments of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the U.S. Department of State.

Travel Announcement: Be Aware of Heightened International Travel Security Concerns

January 08, 2020
Key reminders for travelers: Maintain heightened awareness of your surroundings; Allow extra time for any business at U.S. or Israeli embassies; Ensure that trips are registered, both with UC Davis, which is required per UC Davis policy, and with the U.S. State Department’s STEP program; Avoid all protests or rallies; Check flight status before departing for airports; Maintain awareness of local news and any U.S. State Department warnings.

Tips for Traveling Abroad

September 24, 2019
Stuart Cohen, the director of the Travelers Clinic at UC Davis Health offers the best advice for those who have the good kind of travel bug.

Getting from SFO to Davis

September 09, 2019
Navigating a large international airport in a foreign country can be confusing. Services for International Students and Scholars within Global Affairs wants you to have a good experience from the moment you land in California. This video will explain how to easily and safely get from the San Francisco International Airport to Davis.

Hong Kong: Tips for Trips and Study Abroad

August 14, 2019
Hong Kong has experienced over two months of protests - the largest protests the city has ever had. Groups sometimes as large as a million people have gathered to protest against what they feel is China's infringement on their local government and rights. Most of the protests have been peaceful, but some have turned confrontational or resulted in violent clashes. There have been times the protests and confrontations have spilled over into neighborhoods other than those where the police have permitted marches or rallies. These demonstrations, which can take place with little or no notice, are likely to continue.

Reminder of International Travel Policy for Summer Travel

June 24, 2019
In the summer months in particular, as international travel rates increase, UC Davis travelers are reminded to abide by the international travel policy established by UC Davis in 2018, which aims to promote the safety and security of travelers and to ensure appropriate risk mitigation procedures are applied to “high-risk” travels.

Message from Global Affairs on the Recent Executive Order Decision

June 27, 2018
We are here to support our international community and our staff members are here to provide as much information and assistance as possible. You can contact Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) if you have concerns or need assistance related to this executive order via email at or find staff contact information on the SISS website.

New Policy Requires Registration of International Travel

June 05, 2018
UC Davis has enacted a new policy on international travel, laying out the campus’s registration requirement for trips abroad and setting rules for “high-risk” travel. The policy aims to promote the safety and security of UC Davis travelers abroad and ensure that appropriate risk mitigation procedures are applied to “high-risk” travel.