Health & Safety Insurance
Students who study abroad must be covered by emergency medical insurance inclusive of medical evacuation and repatriation coverage.
Lafayette Interim Programs
All students participating in an international Lafayette-sponsored winter or May/summer interim program are typically covered under the program at no additional cost. No registration is required to be covered by the insurance program. You can learn more about our insurance program, On Call International, below. Students participating in US-based off-campus programs should continue to use the US-based insurance plan they already have.
Lafayette Faculty-Led Semester Programs
All students participating in a Lafayette-sponsored faculty-led semester program (i.e. Lafayette Engineering in Madrid) are typically covered under the program at no additional cost. No registration is required to be covered by the insurance program. You can learn more about our insurance program, On Call International, below.
Affiliated Semester Programs
Many affiliated semester programs include/require enrollment in a health/safety insurance program for student participants. In this case, students will register for and utilize the program’s health/safety insurance plan. Any additional fees for this plan are the responsibility of the student. Program providers that typically include/require enrollment in their health/safety insurance program include:
- AGE (Alliance for Global Education)
- Augsburg College
- DIS (Danish Institute for Study Abroad)
- Frontiers Abroad
- Gonzaga University
- SIT (School for International Training)
- Spanish Studies Abroad
- Sweet Briar College
For programs that do not include/require enrollment in their health/safety insurance plan, Lafayette can provide coverage via our On Call International Plan at no additional cost. No registration is required to be covered by this insurance program. Students who need to show a Proof of Coverage Letter to their program should contact the Office of International & Off-Campus Education.
Students studying on a US-based semester program should continue to use the US-based insurance plan they already have.
On Call International
Lafayette College utilizes the services of On Call International for all students, staff, and faculty participating in Lafayette-sponsored international travel. Fees associated with utilizing this plan are the responsibility of the participant, program, or department. Please contact the Office of International & Off-Campus Education for more information on insurance costs.
For details about the Lafayette insurance program, go to lafayette.mysearchlightportal.com and On Call Program Summary. You can also contact the On Call International Customer Service number (1-855-878-9590) for information on services and benefits.
Optional Trip Cancellation Insurance
Trip cancellation insurance is available for interim programs. This is an optional service provided by InsureMyTrip. The cost for this optional service is not included in the program fee and is the responsibility of the participant. The insurance typically covers the costs of canceling or interrupting travel for certifiable medical or bereavement reasons. For more information, including plan details, coverage, and pricing, please see edu.insuremytrip.com/lafayette.