Carnegie Mellon University

COVID-19 Updates

Information and resources for the CMU community

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  • CMU has suspended all U.S.-based domestic and international travel for university business until further notice.
  • We continue to work with our international campuses on the appropriate travel restrictions for their regions.

Thoughtful consideration should be taken before engaging in personal travel, and high-risk travel is strongly discouraged. A description of high-risk travel is outlined here.

Anyone who engages in out-of-state high-risk travel (this does not include commuting from home to campus across state lines), and is approved to be present on campus for any purpose, must self-quarantine for 14 days prior to returning to campus.

Anyone contemplating out-of-state personal travel is to work with their supervisor (employees) or student affairs liaison (students) to determine if the travel is high or low risk. They should also discuss arrangements for any needed self-quarantine following their return.

More information on travel protocols can be found here.

The university is following CDC travel restriction guidelines, which can be found here. Anyone traveling should pay close attention to the restrictions and the guidelines associated with it. CMU is also updating the list on its Travel Risk Information Program website.

For more information, please visit the Office of International Education’s Frequently Asked Questions.