Providing Support to Penn in the World

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GSS collaborates with the Penn Community to navigate the complexities of international initiatives. We share knowledge, streamline processes, and provide solutions that adapt to changing global landscapes.


ISOS UPenn Portal

Visit the International SOS Penn Portal to review destination guides, travel advisories, and membership benefits. If you have questions about Penn’s travel insurance program, please contact

Important Updates on Passport Processing

As more Americans are traveling internationally again, the US passport processing times have changed several times in the last few months. Read more on the US Dept. of State website. 

CIBT China Travel Guidance 2023

CIBT has provided travel guidance for China’s reopening. Please read more on CIBT site for guidance and recommendations.