Health Insurance for Students Traveling Abroad:
If you have health insurance through Washington University, global emergency services are included in your policy.
Assist America's Worldwide emergency travel assistance services are designed to protect Washington University students and/or their eligible dependents when traveling more than 100 miles from home anywhere in the world.
Eligible participants have immediate access to doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other services when faced with an emergency while traveling.
The Assist America Operations Center can be reached 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide services including medical consultation, and evaluation; medical referrals; foreign hospital admission guarantee; prescription assistance; lost luggage assistance; legal and interpreter assistance; and travel information such as visa and passport requirements; travel advisories, etc.
The Assist America student website is a handy resource. If you require Global Emergency assistance and are more than 100 miles from your permanent residence or abroad, call Assist America's operations center at: 1-800-872-1414.
Medical and Security Assistance:
WU contracts with International SOS to provide all students, faculty, and administrators worldwide while traveling for College related activities with international medical, security and travel assistance.
International SOS is the world's largest medical and security assistance company, with more than 3,000 professionals in 24-hour Alarm Centers, international clinics and remote-site medical facilities across five continents. Please note this is an assistance program, NOT health insurance.
Go to this website and enter WU's membership number 11BSGC000032 in the prompt box on the main page. You will be linked to International SOS' webpage for Washington University services.
If calling from within the USA, call 1-800-523-6586
If calling from North, Central, or South America, call 1-215-942-8226
If calling from Europe, CIS, Africa, or the Middle East, call 44-20-8762-8008
If calling from Asia, Oceania, or the Pacific Rim, call 65-6338-7800