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International Travel Assistance

Please review University Policy 8.5: Risk Management for International Travel prior to departing on your trip.

Students need to read and sign an International Travel Release of Liability document document.

UHC Global Travel Assistance: When traveling internationally, there is increased risk when compared to domestic travel.  Cornell Faculty, Staff and Students are provided with travel assistance services through our program with UnitedHealthcare Global.  UnitedHealthcare Global supports Cornell travelers with Travel Assistance, Medical Assistance, and Medical, Security and Natural Disaster Emergency Evacuation.   The services provided by UnitedHealthcare Global do not include health insurance.  If you are injured or become ill while traveling, you should plan on relying on your own health insurance to cover medical expenses.   UnitedHealthcare Global can assist with hospital payments, but the traveler remains responsible for the expenses incurred.

You can access United Health Care Global (UHC Global) and the UHC Global card by clicking on the link below.

UHC Global Assist

Country Information from Riskline


US State Department Country Information and Travel Advisories

US State Department Country information

Global Cornell: Please visit Global Cornell for more information on safely and securely traveling internationally.

Additional Resources:

Checklist for Managing Short-Term International Programs