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Student Travel

The Northern Illinois University International Travel Policy requires that all Undergraduates enter their international travel plans in the NIU Registry, unless traveling on an approved Study Abroad Program.  Undergraduates are prohibited from traveling to destinations that are classified by the U.S Department of State as having a level 3 or 4 Travel Advisory, unless they successfully petition for a waiver of the restriction per the deadlines noted below.

Please click the 'register now' button to begin the registration process.

*Please see the Travel Advisory page for more information on restricted destinations.

Programs, Organizations, Departments, Institutes and Schools should ensure students are in compliance with the travel policy prior to granting travel funds or allowing travel.

Petition deadlines:
For Spring semester travel     October 1, the year prior to travel
For Summer travel                 January 1

Traveling to an Unrestricted Region 
Students Travel Advisory Region
Traveling to a destination that is a Level 3 or 4 on the Department of State Travel Advisory List