International Travel

SFA International Travel Policy:  Official university business travel to any international country other than Canada or Mexico requires advance written approval from the president of the university. To be considered for approval, international travel must be directly related to the university's mission and must require a duty that cannot be performed without the travel.

A completed online Travel Request must be approved at all the appropriate administrative levels in sufficient time to be reviewed and approved by the president prior to the date of departure.



  • Currency Exchange Calculator: Base currency is U.S. Dollars. Includes exchange rates for the European Currency Unit (Eurodollar).
  • Consular Affairs: Travel Warnings/Consular, Info Sheets, Travel Publications, Passport Information, Visa Services, Vital Records Services, Judicial Assistance, U.S. Embassy and Consulate Websites Worldwide and many other important information sources.
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection: The U.S. Customs Service is to ensure that all goods and persons entering and exiting the United States do so in accordance with all United States laws and regulations. This site will give important information on these laws.
  • U.S. State Department: Global issues, regional affairs, hot topics, remarks, testimony, and briefings. Latest information on political status in foreign countries.
  • International Travel Checklist
  • European International Road Signs And Conventions: This is an unofficial collection of European road sign conventions and rules. It also contains many links for country specific information
  • International Embassy Listing: The Electronic Embassy provides information on each of the embassies in Washington D.C., with links to Web-based resources where available.
  • Euro Travel Guide: An assortment of information to help the first time traveller to Europe. Reviews of cheap places to stay, fun hostels list, packing list, medical issues, safety & security, currencies, railpass information and maps, Eurorail information.

Contact Information • Lynnette Honea (936) 468-2462 • fax: (936) 468-2207

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