International Travel Insurance

***Effective April 2017 – CISI International will be the URI sponsored insurance plan ***

If traveling to Afghanistan, Algeria,Cuba, Egypt, Iraq, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen

You must obtain prior approval. Please contact the Risk Manager for approval process.   

Please see OFAC travel requirements prior to registering for travel to Cuba: Click Here

WHO IS ELIGIBLE
All regular, full-time and part-time Eligible Participants and their Eligible Dependents of the educational organization or institution who:

  1. Are engaged in international educational activities; and
  2. Are temporarily located outside his/her home country as a non-resident alien; and
  3. Have not obtained permanent residency status        

ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE
University students, faculty and staff can self-enroll in the International Travel Policy online with a credit card for international travel coverage.  All coverage can be purchased on a weekly or monthly basis. Spouses and children of university faculty, staff and students are also eligible for coverage.

To obtain coverage please click on the link: https://www.culturalinsurance.com/uri/

Within moments of enrollment, travelers will receive a confirming email from CISI, which will include a printable ID card.  The following information can be obtained from the website:

  • Review your insurance benefits
  • Submit a claim or check the status of a claim
  • Find a doctor inside or outside the US
  • Research vaccination and health risk information
  • Review  health and security news from around the globe
  • Sign up to receive personalized new alerts by email

ADDITIONAL COVERAGE – OPTIONAL

  • Trip cancellation coverage
  • Personal Property & Liability Coverage
  • Phone Packages
  • International Moneycards
  • And much more… Click Here

INSURANCE COST  (includes trip delay and trip interruption coverage)

  • $10.60 per week or $40.70 per month for students, staff and faculty
  • $20.90 per week or $83.80 per month for spouses and dependents of student, staff and faculty

Click on link for printable brochure:

Please note that international insurance coverage is not designed to substitute for any domestic health plan in which a student or employee is enrolled. Rather, it is meant to be supplemental to a domestic health plan, and it only provides coverage for a student/employee when traveling outside the United States. For information on the University’s Health Insurance and insurance requirements please contact Health Services at: 401-874-4756 or health@etal.uri.edu.

Please contact the University Risk Manager with any questions:

Cynthia Stanton
210 Flagg Rd, Suite 213
Kingston, RI 02881
(P) 401-874-2591    (F) 401-874-9101
cynthia_stanton@uri.edu

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