Elevated Risk Regions
Criteria for Elevated Risk Regions
Countries and regions meeting one or more of the following criteria are considered “Elevated Risk Regions,” and are subject to additional review and authorization under the University’s International Travel Policy in order to promote safety and mitigate risk:
- U.S. Department of State (DOS)
– Travel Advisory Risk Levels of 3 or 4
– Travel Advisory Risk Levels of 1 or 2 that have areas designated as “Do Not Travel” or “Reconsider Travel” when the travel itinerary brings the individual/group to the region designated as “Do Not Travel” or “Reconsider Travel.”
- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
– Travel Health Notice Levels 4 (Avoid All Travel) or 3 (Reconsider Nonessential Travel).
- International SOS (ISOS)
– Extreme travel risk rating or High travel risk rating.
- U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
– Countries subject to comprehensive sanctions programs administered by OFAC.
- Countries or regions which, in the discretion of the Travel Review Committee, pose elevated risk to Georgetown University travelers due to current conditions, alerts, or notifications (e.g., active state of emergency). Travelers will be alerted at the time of application if their proposed destination falls within this category.