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 U.S passport processing times have changed several times in the last few months. Read more on the US Dept. of State website. 

ETIAS Launch Delayed to 2025

Starting in 2025, US citizens traveling to EU member countries must register with the European Travel Information and Authorisation System. Read more on the ETIAS website.