Obtaining Emergency Medical and Evacuation Insurance
The University's Office of Risk Management provides insurance and assistance services to faculty and staff travelling on university-related business abroad, as well as students travelling internationally as component of the their educational experience. The services are at no charge, but travellers need to contact Risk Management for a special insurance ID card to be eligible.
The Office of Risk Management's website is currently being renovated. Please contact Laura Corrigan at 216-368-4394 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Registering Your Travel Plans
Faculty and staff planning international travel are encouraged to register with the university's new commercial travel registry provider, iJET/Worldcue. Registration provides the traveler with immediate country condition reporting and emergency notifications via Internet or mobile devices. Registration also permits the university to provide assistance in the event of international medical, political, security, and climatological emergencies.
Those using the Cliqbook online booking tool from the University's preferred travel agency Traveline are automatically enrolled for a complete package of country-specific security, health, and background reports. If booking travel on your own, register with iJet using the link below.
For more information on iJet, contact the Office of Foreign Faculty and Scholars at 368-4289.
CWRU-University Hospitals Traveler's Healthcare Center
The Traveler's Healthcare Center provides a convenient venue for immunizations and care advice before and after their international trips. The travel clinic was the first of its kind in the U.S. and is conveniently located on the UH main campus. A branch clinic is now available at the new Ahuja medical facility in Beechwood.
Other Important Links
International Travel Reimbursement Overview (3 minutes; slide w/audio)