Last updated March 31, 2021
General Travel Precautions
- Before travel, consult the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.
- Don’t travel if you are sick or if you have been around someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days. Don’t travel with someone who is sick.
- Lay low before you go:
- Plan to stay home and interact only with the people you live with for 14 days before you travel.
- Get tested for COVID-19 approximately 1-3 days before you travel. If you have been exposed to COVID-19 and don’t know it, this will help ensure that you don’t spread it.
The CDC recommends you get tested 3-5 days after you return from travel.
If you feel you have symptoms of COVID-19, contact Altru’s 24/7 Coronavirus Screening Hotline at 701.800.6358.
Travel Test Results
Are you looking for your COVID-19 testing results so you can travel? Please consult the North Dakota Department of Health Travel website.
On March 11, 2020, all UND university related travel was suspended, with any exceptions requiring Presidential approval. On June 11, 2020, UND updated its travel suspension to allow more travel flexibility with a formal travel plan, required mitigation strategies and required approval from VP/CEO/Director. In light of improved safety levels, lowered COVID-19 cases, and increased vaccination rates, UND’s business travel requirements have been updated for more flexibility.
As of March 25, 2021, UND is modifying travel requirements. All updates will apply to any previously approved travel that has not yet taken place.
- International travel continues to be suspended until further notice.
- Domestic travel by car, flight, bus, or other mechanism is allowed and no longer requires approval by VP/CEO/Director. Faculty and staff will be required to obtain approval from their supervisor as is typical for the unit/department/division (via email or in written form).
- All university related travel will follow the guidelines below.
- There is no limitation on the number of individuals that can travel together in a vehicle. If more than one person is in a vehicle, individuals must follow UND and CDC guidelines regarding the use of face coverings.
- If traveling out of state, travelers and approvers should review the state or local government guidelines for travel restrictions or isolation requirements.
- Continue to practice good hygiene (frequent hand washing, wear face coverings, no hand shaking, physical distancing when possible) while traveling.
- Any student or employee with safety concerns should be provided an option to attend virtually if possible or to not travel. Any student or employee concern for safety when asked or required to travel, even if resolved by a direct supervisor, must be reported to the next report level for review.
- If an employee becomes ill or begins to show any symptoms of the COVID-19 virus while on travel, the employee will isolate and immediately inform their supervisor/field supervisor.