|Travel to Cuba|
As of August 31, 2010 the University of Texas at Austin will no longer maintain a specific license for academic research or study in Cuba. All faculty and students wishing to engage in professional or academic activities in Cuba should work directly with the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to secure the necessary documentation for travel.
OFAC Website: http://www.ustreas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/
Information for Faculty
I. General License
FACULTY may be able to travel under a general license if they either plan to conduct full time professional research or plan to attend a professional meeting organized by an international professional organization. Please refer to the OFAC website or pages 21-25 of OFAC's Comprehensive Guidelines for License Application to Engage in Travel-Related Transactions Involving Cuba .
II. Specific License
Information for Students
OFAC will issue a specific license to an individual whose academic institution does not have a license under § 515.565 (a) authorizing the individual to engage in travel-related transactions and such additional transactions that are incident to:
Please refer to the OFAC website or pages 30-32 of OFAC's Comprehensive Guidelines for License Application to Engage in Travel-Related Transactions Involving Cuba .