Westminster is cancelling all non-essential college travel, domestic and international, until further notice. Fall 2020 study abroad trips are cancelled.
Any exceptions to business-related college travel, domestic or international, must be approved by your supervisor and your area's cabinet representative. No non-business, non-essential international travel on behalf of the college will be approved through at least the end of the Fall 2020 semester.
The federal government has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory - Do Not Travel in response to COVID-19, which means international travel is very restricted. Additionally, the CDC has issued a Level 3 Global Pandemic Warning, which applies to all international travel. The European Union has not yet lifted travel restrictions from the U.S.
For travel within the U.S., check recommendations from local health departments where you live and at your destination. There may be local travel advisories in effect requiring travelers to self-quarantine for 14 days. New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have issued a travel advisory that requires people arriving from states with high coronavirus rates—including Utah—to quarantine for 14 days.
The Cruise Lines International Association is suspending cruise ships sailing from U.S. ports until Sept. 15. The CDC’s current no-sail order for cruise ships from U.S. ports is in effect until July 24.
Because of the widespread, ongoing transmission of COVID-19 worldwide, you may be required to stay home and self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days if you are: