Travel Safety Memo

October 9, 2023 Due to the ongoing violence in Israel and Gaza, please note the following: The university has added Israel, The West Bank, and Gaza to the ITOC Travel Suspension Conditions list. This means that University-supported or sponsored travel to Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza is not permitted. The university recognizes this is […]

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WashU Emergency Support

Immediate Actions 1. Attend to the immediate needs of the individual(s) involved. 2. Remove yourself and others from danger, if possible. 3. Contact (as appropriate) local medical officials, law enforcement, your local program contact and/or the U.S. Embassy/Consulate. 4. Contact the WashU Police Department at (314) 935-5555. Do this as soon as feasible so that the […]

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Summary of WashU Global Health and Travel Assistance Services

Students with enrollment effective dates before June 1, 2017 will be covered under HTH Worldwide plan benefits and rates for the duration of their travel. For additional information, including a complete list of program/policy services, benefits and exclusions, go to the WUSTL member web sites cited above in the Registration and Access to Benefits/Services box. […]

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Health Insurance

We seek to ensure our students, faculty and staff are insured adequately while abroad. In addition, all faculty, staff and students are covered by a non-insurance emergency assistance plan provided by International SOS. Faculty and Staff Short-Term Global Health Insurance Abroad Washington University offers a new international healthcare plan through GeoBlue® to all faculty and staff traveling abroad for […]

Stage 2

International SOS Emergency Travel Assistance Service Plan

We contract with International SOS to provide all students, faculty, staff, clinical fellows and postdoctoral research appointees, trustees, and accompanying spouse/partner and unmarried dependents traveling outside the United States on university-related activities with 24 hour worldwide travel assistance services, including emergency medical evacuation and repatriation, repatriation of mortal remains, and political security/natural disaster evacuation services. International […]

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Immunization Information

Looking for more information on getting immunizations before you travel? Here are some tips that might help. Danforth Campus students Habif Health and Wellness Center offers care to students who are traveling abroad, including physical exams, advice and immunizations as needed.  Medical School students Medical School Student Health Services will be able to help you […]

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External Health and Safety Resources

The resources below are a collection of health and safety resources from outside agencies that represent subject matter expertise in their areas. Please use these resources for a comprehensive understanding of your travel risks. Government departments Health agencies

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Technology Considerations

Traveling internationally with laptops or other technology? Here are a few tips to help things go smoothly. If you purchase a local SIM card to use with your phone, DUO 2FA will consider that a different device. You will need to re-register your phone with the new number. Use IT’s How-Tos to register or submit […]

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