Global Travel Assistance and Insurance for FIU's Travelers

Effective May 1, 2023, FIU’s provider for international travel assistance is International SOS and insurance coverage is underwritten by Chubb. Coverage includes the below benefits and enrollment in this plan is completed by obtaining an approved Travel Authorization Request (TAR) in Panthersoft. No separate enrollment is required. This is a free benefit to FIU's international travelers. 

For questions concerning this insurance coverage benefit, please contact Gitta Montoto, Director, Global Strategy & Faculty Success, and Chair of the International Travel Committee, at


Students, faculty, staff and affiliated travelers who go on FIU business abroad enjoy the benefit of comprehensive travel assistance with International SOS. Travelers are advised to utilize International SOS's global intelligence portal that offers security, safety and medical information at great depth for any country in the world.

Prior to departing abroad, download and print a copy of the membership ID card and always have this information handy. Never hesitate to call International SOS for safety advice or to inquire about coverage benefits. This service is provided to all of FIU's international travelers free of charge.

To download a printable PDF of the ID card, please click on the image to the left.

FIU's international travel insurance underwriter is Chubb. To view the detailed schedule of benefits please click on the image to the left to download the FIU Chubb brochure.