International Travel Laptop Loans


The International Travel Laptop Loan service lends laptops to employees traveling abroad to a high-risk country on official University business.  Regular UTRGV laptops/computers must not be taken to high-risk countries.   The maximum loan period is three months, unless otherwise approved.

Please visit this Export Controls web page to view the list of high-risk countries*.

* SOURCES: U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

For important information on UTRGV’s policy on exports, including data, visit Export Control

Requesting a Laptop

Use the Request Service button to request a loaner laptop.  

Enter the following: 

Short DescriptionRequesting a laptop loan for international travel 

Service Request Description   

  • High-risk country of destination
  • Travel dates

Attachment:  This completed and signed pdf form must be attached to the request. 

Requests must be submitted at least four weeks prior to scheduled travel (can be submitted as early as four months prior).  Requests are routed to Export Control for consultation and approval and then to IT. 

Upon Return

Do not connect laptop to the UTRGV network.  Return the laptop directly to IT.



Request Service


Service ID: 34083
Fri 3/8/19 3:41 PM
Mon 3/28/22 9:37 AM