All non-essential university travel, both international and domestic is suspended as of March 15, 2020. Travel waivers are required for all UO Essential Business travel. COVID-19 Travel Information
The University of Oregon provides insurance coverage through Axis to its employees, faculty, students and others traveling internationally on behalf of the university.
What is Covered
Coverage includes accident and sickness, security evacuations, emergency medical evacuations, and travel assistance.
The following countries are excluded from this insurance coverage; however, coverage may be able to be secured at an additional cost.
Please refer to the travel brochure for a complete list of coverages and exclusions.
Enrollment and Costs
Enrollment and billing occur directly through concur for staff and faculty. The cost of this insurance is $2.50 per person per day. Individuals enrolled in the coverage may be eligible to extend the coverage for leisure travel that occurs before, during, or after their University-related travel for a maximum of 14 days.
Student and Non-Concur Travelers
Student groups or student travelers not registered through concur or through Global Education Oregon (Study Abroad) should still register and may enroll in coverage through Risk Management. Students may request their student account be billed for this coverage. Coverage may also be secured for dependents and spouses if the UO employee registers and enrolls using the non-Concur Traveler Registration and Enrollment webform. For faculty and staff wishing to enroll dependents or spouses, and index will be required.
Resources and Additional Information
ORM recommends that faculty, staff, and students register their travel plans with the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy through the State Department’s travel registration website and enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).
STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency.
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