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Worldwide Travel Assistance

Cornell's Student Health Plan (SHP) includes worldwide travel assistance through UnitedHealthcare Global that allows mobile Cornell students to travel more confidently, knowing that a team of worldwide professionals is waiting to assist in a moment of crisis.

Get assistance

Day or night, 365 days a year, UnitedHealthcare Global agents are available to help you through a travel-related emergency.

Program documents

Program features  

Day or night, every day of the year, whenever you are more than 100 miles from your permanent address, you can can access a wide variety of services including:

  • Pre-trip planning
  • Travel assistance services:
    • 24/7 emergency travel arrangements
    • Translation assistance
    • Emergency travel funds assistance
    • $1,000 bail bond benefit by international legal representative
    • Legal hot line
    • Lost travel documents assistance
    • Assistance with replacement of credit card/travelers checks
    • Operation centers with worldwide response capabilities
    • Hospital deposit arrangements

NOTE: any third party expenses incurred are the responsibility of the participant.


Contact Information

Student Health Benefits
312 College Avenue, Suite A
Ithaca, NY 14850 [map]