Covid-19 Travel Protocols
These protocols apply to any clubs recognized by ASUN and the offices of Fitness & Recreational Sports and Fraternity & Sorority Life.
- Submit a Travel Request form
- Domestic travel at least 15 days prior to travel
- International travel at least 30 days or more prior to travel—please note that depending on the US Department of State Travel advisory level of a given country, you may not get permission to travel. Any country with a US Department of State travel advisory level 3 or level 4 will require a risk assessment to be completed. Students should check the BCN international travel website to determine which risk assessment to complete depending on the type of travel (employee vs. student). Level 1 and level 2 countries may not require a risk assessment but will still require additional approval. Some countries have an overall Level 2 status but also have specific states/regions within the country that are level 3 or 4. If you are traveling to one of those specific areas within the country, a risk assessment would be required even though the overall level is
- Include a roster/list of everyone traveling including club members, coaches, faculty advisors, community advisors, etc.
- Submit a COVID-19 Vaccination card or COVID-19 test results
- Vaccination cards can be submitted the week of travel
- Test results should be submitted 72 hours before travel by anyone unvaccinated or who is experience potential symptoms of COVID-19
- Home tests are not allowed, tests should be administered by a medical or health facility (e.g. Walgreens, Washoe County, Student Health Center, etc.)
- Club members are responsible for the cost of any tests they need to take
- If someone becomes sick even after they tested negative, they may not travel
- Clubs should submit vaccination cards and tests to the following offices:
- All competitive club sportsàFitness & Recreational Sports
- All FSL-recognized organizationsàFraternity & Sorority Life
- All other student organizationsàASUN Central Station
- Complete any requirements needed for institutions or venues that you are traveling to.
- While traveling students should wear masks in vehicles or planes
- If anyone in the travel group gets sick while travelling, both vaccinated and nonvaccinated individuals need to test for COVID-19 and need to quarantine until test results are received. If positive, any close contacts with the positive individuals who are not vaccinated also need to quarantine. Please review CDC’s COVID-19 quarantine guidance.
- International travel: If a country changes travel advisory levels while abroad, you may be required to return immediately.
- Traveling club members and accompanying travelers (e.g. coaches, advisors, etc.) need to follow travel requirements for other institutions/venues and the specific counties/city’s they’re in if they are more restrictive than UNR’s
- Club Sports: The Safety Officer is responsible for checking and ensuring team abides by those requirements
- All other Clubs: The club’s president is responsible for checking and ensuring team abides by those requirements
When You Return
- Complete a Post-Travel Wellness Check-in Form on PackLife. Clubs should make sure to fill out the correct Wellness Form (see below).
- Fill out a claim for student group travel expenses
- Anyone who becomes symptomatic after returning, regardless of whether they are vaccinated needs to test and quarantine until results are received.
Please be advised that COVID-19 travel protocols can change at any time!
Visiting Team Protocols (during COVID-19)
- The University’s Fitness & Recreational Sports department will communicate protocols to the visiting institution’s designated administrators that oversee club sports.
- If a visiting team member is sick even if they tested negative, they may not travel to UNR to compete.
- Any unvaccinated members of visiting teams should be tested and results received at least 72 hours prior to traveling
- Visiting team’s institution administration should communicate their traveling team roster 72 hours (3 days) prior to arrival to UNR’s Fitness & Recreational Sports department.
- All visiting team members are required to sign a waiver, a link to the waiver will be provided in advance
While on Campus
- The UNR competitive club designated sport safety officer will verify matching team rosters prior to game play start at the John Sala Fields.
- Visiting competitive club sport athletes, coaches, referees, and spectators must abide by any UNR institutional policy, and any additional directives related to any county, state, or global COVID-19 protocols.
- Visiting teams should abide by the following face covering policy:
- Mask wearing required at all times during game play for non-vaccinated rostered players participating in outdoor play.
- Mask wearing required at all times during play for vaccinated and non-vaccinated rostered players participating in indoor play.
- Visiting teams must communicate if someone does become sick or begins to experience symptoms while on campus during the visit.