Faculty, staff, and students traveling on university business should make sure they are enrolled in the travel insurance coverage provide through UC Office of Risk Services. Coverage is free, bur pre-registration is required if traveling out-of-state.
Travel Insurance coverage includes emergency medical evacuation, personal property loss, , non-medical security extraction, trip delay reimbursement, and passport replacement assistance. This coverage is worldwide, 24 hours a day (including 14 days of "personal deviation" or non-business related activities during a trip), for a wide variety of accidents and incidents
Travel within the state of California does not need to be registered.
Travelers going out-of-state or internationally are enrolled automatically if you booked your trip through the Connexxus agencies, BCD Travel, UC Travel Center or Short’s Travel. If you booked through any other means, including Connexxus Southwest SWABIZ, or directly with an airline, you must complete and submit a Traveler Insurance Form before you leave for your trip.
UC coverage can also be provided to a spouse/domestic partner, dependent(s), and traveling companions if they are registered.
- Travelers will get an e-mail receipt from Worldcue® Traveler (iJet/ACE) with information to use in case of an emergency. You can also download a free mobile phone app to access global security intelligence while traveling and a quick-connect button to UC’s 24x7 global assistance hotline.
- You can access the travel insurance benefit information, the mobile app download, and claim forms in Connexxus under the “Insurance” link under the “Policies & Resources” tab.
Personal Travel Insurance
- UC Risk Services has developed a program for employees and students to purchase personal travel insurance through the UC Personal Travel Program.
- The UC Personal Travel Program offers two travel plan options designed to integrate insurance benefits with travel assistance services to help provide extra protection while traveling out-of-country.