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Risk Management – World Travel Assistance

International Insurance & Travel Assistance Programs

The University of Maine System (University) recognizes that international study and work experiences are integral to students, faculty, residents, and staff by broadening their perspectives on intercultural diversity and relationships.  It is also recognized that such travel may pose certain unique and increased risks to participants and to the University.

The following information is intended to assist employee and student travelers in minimizing the risk related to University-sponsored international activities.

More information for travelers can be found here (https://mysearchlightportal.com/).  For the group ID, more information regarding the International Travel Insurance Program for Employees and Students, as well as to obtain necessary travel documents, please contact Kristel Mead at kristel.mead@maine.edu or 207-621-3482. Please also complete the travelers’ roster with all requested information and submit to Kristel Meat at kristel.mead@maine.edu.

For questions regarding Risk Management’s Role in International Travel, please contact the System Risk Manager:

Gretchen Catlin – gretchen.catlin@maine.edu or 207-621-3038

 

Travel Links

Link to the Current Student International Travel Risk Management Program

Basic Student Travel Workflow

University of Maine Office of International Programs

University of Southern Maine Office of International Programs

Current Level 3 Risk Levels

International Travel Links

Travel warnings, passport, and other information (U.S. Department of State)

Traveler’s health information (Center for Disease Control)

Fodor’s Travel Guides

University of Maine Office of International Programs

University of Southern Maine Office of International Programs

Economic or trade sanctioned countries