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 SOS is NOT health insurance and is not a substitute for health insurance coverage. 

To access additional details and services, visit the International SOS website and enter WashU’s membership number (11BSGC000032) in the prompt box on the main page.

Contact International SOS

Within the USA, call 1-800-523-6586
From North, Central and South America, call 1-215-942-8226
From Europe, CIS, Africa and the Middle East, call 44-20-8762-8008
From Asia, Oceania and the Pacific Rim, call 65-6338-7800

International SOS Membership App

The International SOS membership app for smartphones is a tool to help all traveling employees make the most of the International SOS membership. The app provides users:

  • one-click dialing to the nearest International SOS Assistance center for help or advice
  • instant access to the latest medical and security alerts for their current location from International SOS and control risks (with the capability to browse alerts for other locations)
  • on-the-go access to travel security online and medical country guides without the need to type in a membership number
  • an electronic copy of their membership number, so it’s always at hand