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COVID-19: Travel

What restrictions has Northwest placed on travel?  (updated 6/14/21)

Northwest has lifted its restrictions on University-funded and other travel related to employment and student organizations.

According to the CDC, all air passengers coming from international destinations to the United States, including U.S. citizens and fully vaccinated people, are required to have a negative COVID-19 test result no more than three days before travel or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 within the previous three months before they board a flight to the United States. After traveling internationally, individuals should:

  • receive a viral test within three to five days;
  • self-monitor, isolate and get tested if symptoms develop;
  • and follow state and local recommendations or requirements after travel.

Refer to additional CDC guidelines related to travel by visiting

Should I self-quarantine after travel?  (updated 6/7/21)

Individuals who are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past three months do not need to get tested or self-quarantine.

For additional CDC information related to travel, visit