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COVID-19 Executive Declarations and Determinations

The following COVID executive declarations and determinations are currently active: One-Year Presidential Declaration of National Emergency: Effective until March 1, 2024, but in the latest extension notice President Biden states, "I anticipate terminating the national emergency concerning the COVID
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Collegial Conversation: Mental Health in the Post-Pandemic Era

Mental health has always been a critical topic in education abroad programmes, but a spotlight has been shone on this issue more than ever during the pandemic. During this collegial conversation, four different institutions (1 x small office, 1 x large office, 1 x provider, 1 x international
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Education Abroad Publications

NAFSA supports education abroad professionals in their daily work with a variety of publications. This page contains a select listing of NAFSA’s education abroad publications. For a complete list, please visit the NAFSA Shop. Advising and Administration Guide to Education Abroad for Advisers and
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Considerations When Creating a Travel Policy

This resource is to help colleges and universities consider international travel policies for faculty and staff traveling abroad. In addition to the common elements of travel, it is essential to have resources to mitigate risks to travelers' health, safety, and security in this post pandemic world.
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Immigration Resources: Ukraine

This page lists immigration and study abroad information resources relevant to individuals impacted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Page Contents Advocacy Visas and Entry Immigration Benefits for Individuals in the U.S. U.S. Students Abroad NAFSA and Other General Resources Advocacy See NAFSA's
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Travel Advisory Level 3 - University Policy Examples

University education abroad programs are regularly re-evaluating their risk assessments and program viability in the age of COVID-19. Many universities and providers benchmark their policies against peer institutions. This resource includes anonymized examples of university education abroad policies
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Roadmap for Risk Assessment in Education Abroad

Utilize this digital download to produce a risk matrix and action plan for responsive risk management provided exclusively for NAFSA members. The Roadmap for Risk Assessment in Education Abroad outlines key considerations, resources, and tools to help education abroad professionals analyze risk data
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