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As an employee of UAF you will need to take Driver's Training and fill out a Category I or Category II form before you drive a UAF vehicle. There may be other requirements for driving associated with your job, please check with your supervisor.
VOLUNTEERS AND AFFILIATE DRIVERS
UAF requires that you fill out a Driving Waiver and attach all requirements requested in the waiver form. This will include a DMR check, completion of the Driver's Training, and if an affiliate a certificate of insurance (COI) from your home institution, among other items listed on the waiver form. Once all items are completed and attached to the form, please scan and send to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org for review and determination of approval for your request to drive a UAF vehicle.
USE OF NON-CONVENTIONAL MODES OF TRANSPORTATION
Board of Regents regulation R05.020.060 requires prior approval for "use of boat, snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle (ATV), motorcycle, private aircraft, or other non-conventional modes of transportation." EHSRM is the designee for this approval. To make this process as easy as possible, please fill out the Modes of Transportation form (PDF) and send to either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for review and determination of approval for your request to use an unconventional mode of transportation.
Please note that if you use your own aircraft or watercraft this will need to be approved by SW Risk. Below are the form(s) you will need to fill out. This should be sent to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for review prior to EHSRM submitting to SW Risk for approval.
For questions regarding driving waivers please contact 907-474-6164.
- Transportation Safety Guidelines (PDF)
- DMV Driving Record
- Category 1 & 2 driving forms (PDF)
- Driver's Safety Training
- UAF Driving Waiver (PDF)
NEW TRAVEL ADVISORY PROGRAM
On January 10, 2017, the Department of State released its new Travel Advisory Program. The primary focus of the new plan is to revamp the Consular Information Program which is the department’s cornerstone in keeping U.S. citizens safe while they travel or live abroad. You can find additional information here and look under the Ts for Travel Advisory Program.
ASSISTANCE AND INSURANCE COVERAGE
Employees traveling internationally have access to AIG's pretravel planning assistance. Here you have access to immunizations, legal services, medical assistance and evacuation and repatriation information. Go to: AIG (PDF) to see what coverage and assistance you have available to you.
Passport copies should be left with your PI or stateside UAF department contact
Register your travel with the STEP (Smart Travel Enrollment Program)
- Government Travel Advisory Link
- International Risk Management PowerPoint (PowerPoint)
- Going Abroad Checklist (WORD)