Italy and Iran Travel Suspension

March 3, 2020


To: Arizona Students, Staff and Faculty

From: Liesl Folks, Ph.D., MBA, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Date: March 3, 2020

Subject: Italy and Iran Travel Suspension

This message is being distributed on behalf of Provost Folks.  We are requesting your assistance in communicating this message throughout the individuals within your unit and upholding this decision.

Travel Update for Italy and Iran: Effective immediately, all academic and business travel to Italy and Iran for University of Arizona graduate and undergraduate students is suspended, and will not be authorized until further notice, due to the current outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Travel deemed to be essential by University of Arizona faculty and staff will need to be reviewed by the International Travel Safety Oversight Committee (ITSOC) and approved by the Office of the Provost prior to departure.  Please visit UArizona Coronavirus information page for updates.