The University of Houston is now restricting all international travel and domestic business travel at least through May 20 and is continuing to require off-campus self-quarantine of 14 days for any international travel.
UH Travel Restrictions
- Refrain from all international travel and domestic business travel. The University of Houston is restricting all international travel and business-related travel that requires university funds or approval at least through May 20.
- Consider your risks and options when making decisions about personal travel.
- Self-quarantine for 14 days if you have traveled internationally. It applies to all travel, personal or professional, since February 25, 2020.
- Register yourself on university’s COVID-19 website if you have taken or will take any international travel – professional or personal—since January 31, 2020.
The latest warnings can be found at the following links. Please be advised warnings and advisories may change frequently.
Students, faculty and staff who traveled internationally, who do not present with symptoms on re-entry, are required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon their return home before being permitted to return to campus. During the quarantine, access to University campuses or activities is prohibited. More information on self-quarantine guidelines can be found here.
Self-Report International Travel
It is necessary for anyone who has traveled internationally since January 1, 2020, or who plans future travel anywhere internationally, to self-report their travel to UH by completing and submitting the UH International Travel Registration Form (including UH at Katy, UH at Sugar Land).
Frequently Asked Questions for Travel
Will the university share information about students, faculty or staff who have traveled internationally?
In compliance with state and federal health privacy laws, the university will not release names or identifying information of any student or employee unless required to do so by law.
Can/Should international students go to their home country during the time that UH is in an exclusively online instruction mode?
Classes are being offered remotely (online or alternative format) through the summer. We do not know yet when UH will resume face-to-face instruction in the fall. Due to travel restrictions/bans we are not sure when and if you would be permitted to return to the United States. We encourage international students to contact the International Student and Scholar Services Office for further information on your individual situation.