Penn-Affiliated Travel

Access to travel medical insurance and emergency resources, apply to current faculty, staff and students while on Penn-affiliated travel
(NOTE: travel medical insurance is for international travel only).

Travel is considered Penn-affiliated when at least one of the following criteria applies:
  • Travel that is completed within the course and scope of employment at Penn, regardless of funding source, including organization business, teaching, conference attendance, or research purposes
  • Travel that is accompanied by Penn faculty or a staff member acting in his/her role as a Penn employee.
  • Travel that is directly related to, or in support of, academic research or fieldwork.
  • Student travel that is funded, in full or in part, by Penn or Penn-managed funds (grants, stipends, scholarships, fellowships, financial aid).
  • Education Abroad that is pre-approved for Penn credit.  This includes semester and year-long study abroad, summer study abroad, short-term and immersion programs of any duration, and research that is tied to academic credit.
  • Travel that is undertaken by one or more members of a student organization officially recognized and sponsored by the appropriate university entity and the purpose of travel is within the scope and mission of the University.