Coverage While Studying/Traveling Abroad

The Student Health Insurance Plan provides worldwide coverage, whether studying or traveling abroad. In addition, through participation in the student insurance plan, each student has benefits through the UnitedHealthcare Global Emergency Services Program. To access services within the United States, call toll-free 800-527-0218; outside of the United States call collect 410-453-6330.  The program is also accessible via e-mail at

When traveling you should make sure you have your student insurance ID card. You will likely be asked to pay first for your services and then seek reimbursement by completing the appropriate medical or prescription reimbursement form.

Key Services include of the UnitedHealthcare Global Emergency Services Program:

  • Transfer of Insurance Information to Medical Providers
  • Monitoring of Treatment
  • Transfer of Medical Records
  • Medication, Vaccine
  • Worldwide Medical and Dental Referrals
  • Dispatch of Doctors/Specialists
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation
  • Facilitation of Hospital Admittance up to $5,000 payment
  • Transportation to Join a Hospitalized Participant
  • Transportation After Stabilization
  • Coordinate the replacement of Corrective Lenses and Medical Devices
  • Emergency Travel Arrangements
  • Hotel Arrangements for Convalescence
  • Continuous Updates to Family and Home Physician
  • Return of Dependent Children
  • Replacement of Lost or Stole Travel Documents
  • Repatriation of Mortal Remains
  • Worldwide Destination Intelligence Destination Profiles
  • Legal Referral
  • Transfer of Funds
  • Message Transmittals
  • Translation Services
  • Security and Political Evacuation Services
  • National Disaster Evacuation Services

Additional program details.