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Effective Fall 2021, the University offers international travel insurance coverage to students who go abroad on FIU-sponsored or -affilated trips to conduct research and field work, teach, present at conferences, collaborate on projects, and participate in exchanges or study abroad programs. 

Benefits
FIU’s international travel insurance provider is UnitedHealthcare (UHC) Global and coverage includes the following benefits:

Travel Arrangement Protection Benefits

 

Protection For the Insured’s Belongings Benefits

Travel Insurance Benefits

 

Trip Delay

 

Baggage and Personal Effects

 

Accident & Sickness Medical Expense

 

Political/Security Evacuation

And

Natural Disaster Evacuation

 

Items subject to Special Limitations

 

Dental Expense sublimit

 

Medical Evacuation and Repatriation of Remains

 

 

 

Emergency Medical Evacuation

 

 

 

Enrollment for International Travel Insurance
Here's the good news: there is no enrollment with the insurance provider to be eligible for this coverage. BUT, before you can travel, you MUST:

Individual Student Trips Abroad

Study Abroad Programs And Other Group Trips

Including:
Conferences
Research
Field Work
Teaching

Including:
Exchange Programs
Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs
Alternative Spring

Requires a Travel Authorization Request (TAR) submitted for approval by the student's faculty/department supervisor to register the trip

The Office of Education Abroad registers your trip

Contact:
Gitta Montoto
gmontoto@fiu.edu
FIU Global 

Contact:
Ariana Arguello
amargue@fiu.edu
Office of Education Abroad

 

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 Off you Go Into the World - More Safely with FIU's Insurance Coverage  
We urge all FIU student travelers going abroad on university-related trips to take along a copy of the UnitedHealthcare Global ID card and to keep this information handy at all times. 

In case of an emergency, or questions about coverage and benefits, please contact the UnitedHealthcare Global Emergency Response Center 24/7 365 days a year: 

From abroad: +1.410.453.6330
From the U.S. or Canada: 1.800.527.0218
Email: Assistance@uhcglobal.com

Now explore, learn, teach and be change makers across the globe. Go Panthers!