Traveler Support

Worldcue

The University of Nebraska has an enhanced duty of care program in partnership with Crisis24. This travel program benefits all employees, guests, and students by providing comprehensive safety information, location alerts, and security assistance via the optional Worldcue Mobile App, while in travel status for university domestic and international travel. Travelers will get a notification to create an account when booking travel (faculty/staff/guests) or registering travel with Education Abroad (students).

The mobile app offers the following features:

Download the app from either the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Per Diem Updates

Concur is working as expected regarding the new per diem model for meals. Meals (including tip) is no longer an expense type when creating an expense report. 

For full details, please read more here.  

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow US citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest US Embassy or Consulate. Non-US citizens and nationals should register with the embassy of their country of citizenship.

Travel Insurance

Read more here

Export Control

Some countries are subject to US federal international travel and Export Control regulations. Please visit the UNMC Export Control Office webpage. If you are traveling internationally, you must complete a travel checklist within five days of booking your flight.  Please see the UNMC guidelines along with the required travel checklist for your use.

Some Additional Reminders

  • Research your destination: location, weather, safety issues, immunization requirements or recommendations, etc.
  • Call your banks and credit card companies to register your travel
  • Ensure your passport/visa is valid for at least 6 months
    • Keep a photocopy with you at all times and save an electronic version in case of emergencies
  • Print your travel insurance card and save an electronic version
  • Consider your health needs, bring any necessary medication (fully labeled)
    • Get any required vaccinations for your destination country
  • Pack appropriately
  • Learn a few words in the local language
  • Check to see if your cell phone will work internationally. Consider buying a short-term international plan or SIM card for your trip
  • Set an "Out of Office" response in your email account to let people know your responses will be delayed