Research Travel

Located just 200 miles (320 km) south of the Arctic Circle, the Fairbanks campus' unique location is well situated for arctic and northern research. 

The value of scientific research includes direct investment in local economies and improvements in community life. Our research engages undergraduate and garaduate students so they gain skills and knowledge to become tomorrow's leaders.

Read more about UAF's research entities and programs.

If you are traveling to an international destination for a research project, there are a few additional things to keep in mind. 

  1. You are required to purchase airfare in accordance with the Federal Fly America Act. For more information, please see here
  2. You are required to adhere to the guidelines regarding the export of proprietary material, information, software or equipment to foreign countries. For more information, please see here

If you are traveling to a remote or inaccessible area for field work, please review UAF guidelines for Remote Travel. Your department may require a Field Emergency Plan to provide you with a sound action plan in case of an emergency encountered during official travel.