International Travel

The University is Louisville is committed to providing its students, faculty, and staff opportunities to engage in international experiential learning, research, and study abroad experiences. In an effort to ensure the health and safety of all members of the Cardinal community traveling abroad,  all international travel for university business and academic programs, regardless of funding source, must be approved by the Provost’s Office prior to travel occurring. The International Travel Policy must be following by all UofL employees and students traveling abroad.


To initiate the international travel process, please complete the following steps in the Travel Registry. Detailed instructions are provided here: International Center’s International Travel.

  • log on to the Travel Registry using your UofL credentials,
  • complete your traveler profile
  • enter travel details (e.g. flight information, hotel information, etc.)
  • complete the necessary forms as prompted within the Travel Registry
  • download and complete the ‘Request for Authorization of Out of Country Travel’ form. Your supervisor must sign this form indicating they approve the purpose and cost of your travel.  After obtaining your supervisor’s signature, upload the signed form to the Travel Registry Essential Content tab (follow instructions here: International Center’s International Travel )
  • Once all traveler profile and trip information has been successfully added to the Travel Registry, the International Center will review and determine if your travel is approved. You will receive notification via email and Travel Registry.