Step-by-Step Process

Getting Started

Ready to get started? Here are the first 3 steps.

  1. Complete the Global Health Elective Application (PDF)
  2. Request your first appointment with David Beyda, MD

After First Meeting

  1. An affiliation agreement (PDF) will be emailed by staff to the host listed on your application. The contact will need to sign in agreement and return to comphx-globalhealth@email.arizona.edu.
  2. Visit the University's Travel Policies and Procedures sections.
  3. Register your travel with the University. Complete the travel description questionnaire in Terra Dotta. A registry number will be provided, this is needed to complete the next two documents.
  4. Complete an online Travel Authorization Form (The third link under "Policies and Procedures") and submit to Maurine McAuley for approval and processing. Please note: A new "T" number (located in the top right corner) is generated every time this form is opened or refreshed. For assistance, see completed sample travel authorization form (PDF).
  5. Complete the International Travel Form (PDF) and submit to Dr. Beyda for approval and processing. For assistance, see completed sample international travel form (PDF).
  6. Complete the online Emergency Contact and Proof of Life Form.
  7. Print International Services Card (PDF) to bring with you on your trip.
  8. Obtain a copy of your Electives Assessment form (PDF) to bring with you on your trip. 
  9. Request your second appointment with David Beyda, MD.

Final Steps (students returning from their trip)