Students, faculty, staff, and post docs traveling on international Penn-affiliated trips are members of International SOS (ISOS), which includes travel medical insurance. Please note, insurance is provided for international trips only.

ISOS Membership Benefits

  • 24/7 medical and security consultation

  • Hospital referrals

  • Travel medical insurance

  • Emergency evacuation assistance

  • COVID-19 considerations

    • Quarantine Delay Claim - (included in ISOS coverage)
      If your trip has suffered from a delay due to a quarantine (i.e., medical isolation) by a recognized government authority, their authorized deputies, or medical examiners, the covered person many be eligible for a quarantine delay claim. Please read the FAQ or contact Travel Safety if you have further questions.

  • Cancel for Any Reason - CFAR (must be separately purchased)
    If purchased at least three months prior to travel, CFAR is available for Penn-affiliated group travel only. Please contact Travel Safety, or Olivia Kamara with further questions.

In order to be pre-authorized to use ISOS, travelers must register their trip prior to their travel. 

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Contact ISOS

International SOS is available 24/7 to provide medical or security assistance before or during travel.  When possible, please contact International SOS first for a referral before seeking healthcare abroad.  

Philadelphia Assistance Center

Visit the International SOS Penn Portal to review destination guides, travel advisories, and membership benefits.

If you have questions about ISOS membership, please contact Jaime Molyneux, Director of International Risk Management.