The TSN Database

The TSN Database is where all University Affiliated travel that is not completed through Global Programs Education Abroad should be recorded. This includes travel that is paid for by the University or any outside funding source that is considered University Affiliated. Personal travel is not required to be entered into the TSN database system.

University Affiliated travel is defined as any travel paid for by the University or completed within the context of employment with the University. This includes travel to conferences, meetings, guest lecture opportunities, as well as research funded, facilitated, or supported by the University. Other examples include travel to participate in performances, competitions, co-curricular activities, etc. by or with a student organization or group. This also includes travel for sponsored projects.

To Access the TSN database visit the Travel Safety Network database webpage ( and log in with your Penn State Access ID.