This page is designed to assist Vanderbilt students to understand university requirements as they plan their travel abroad. Whether traveling on Global Education Office (GEO) or Maymester programs, other Vanderbilt-sponsored activities, or on your own, you should review the following information about travel registration and international health insurance to make sure you are prepared to travel. At a minimum, be sure to locate your travel on the flowchart and check out the resources linked at the bottom of the page.
What is travel registration?
Vanderbilt University works with International SOS (ISOS) to provide global assistance to its travelers overseas. By registering their Vanderbilt-related travel with ISOS, students can be located quickly in an emergency and ISOS can provide medical and security updates. For more information about Vanderbilt travel registration, see the Student International Travel Policy.
What is international health insurance?
Vanderbilt University and HTH Worldwide insurance offer short-term international health insurance to any Vanderbilt student or employee going abroad for educational purposes. Insurance can be purchased by the week or the month. Students who are studying abroad through the Global Education Office will be automatically enrolled in HTH.
Do I need to register my travel and/or enroll in international health insurance?
Whether and how you register your international travel and/or enroll in international health insurance will depend on the sort of program you are participating in: