Assistance Abroad Program

"The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are."  - Samuel Johnson

Gig 'em, Aggies!
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In Case of Emergency

In case of an emergency while abroad, whether medical or non-medical, call:

Inside the U.S. (toll-free): (855) 327-1411

Outside the U.S. (call collect): (312) 935-1703

Registering your trip through Concur prior to departure will ensure CISI's ablilty to efficiently provide emergency services while you are abroad.



TAMU System Assistance Abroad Program

The Texas A&M System provides a blanket emergency evacuation program through CISI for TAMU employees who travel abroad on official university business or on TAMU sponsored international travel. The CISI Assistance Abroad Program gives TAMU faculty and staff access to a wide range of 24-hour travel and security assistance services, including:

 
  • Emergency medical and security evacuations
  • Emergency medical transportation services
  • Destination-Specific trip planning tools
    • Real-time travel/security alerts
    • Trip reports with cultural and other general recommendations
    • Security reports
    • Health and immunization briefs/recommendations
    • Security rating
    • Currency exchange rates
  • Assistance during international travel emergencies, such as:
    • Medical referrals
    • Prescription drug replacement/shipment
    • Replacement of lost or stolen airline ticket
    • Credit card/Passport/Important document replacement
    • Location of legal services
Additional information on the services available through CISI can be found here.

Please log in using your NetID for additional information and to access the web-based CISI services.


Medical Insurance While Abroad

The Assistance Abroad Program does not include accident medical insurance.  TAMU faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to visit the BlueCard Worldwide Program website to review the BlueCross BlueShield services available in your travel destination(s) prior to departure.  If BCBS services are not available in your destination(s), please contact Insurance Services at insurance@tamu.edu or (979) 845-0099 for information on accident medical insurance options while abroad.