Health, Safety & Security Off-Campus
A Commonsense Approach Can Help Ensure a Safe and Enjoyable Experience
A safe and successful off-campus experience does not just occur—it requires careful planning and preparation. WPI is committed to the health, safety, and security of all students who participate in our programs. While off-campus study can present unique challenges, careful risk management and diligent planning can result in a rewarding project experience.
InsuranceIn an ongoing commitment to the safety of our students, faculty and staff worldwide, WPI is proud to announce a new partnership with UnitedHealthcare Global, a leading provider of international travel assistance services. Effective immediately, UnitedHealthcare Global will provide 24-hour travel, medical and security assistance services to WPI students, faculty and staff while traveling outside of the United States. A full summary of benefits and plan information will be provided to students prior to departure.
UnitedHealthcare Global provides assistance services in the following categories:
- Travel Assistance Services
- Medical Assistance Services
- Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Services
- Security Evacuation Services
- Worldwide Destination Intelligence
Good Neighbor Insurance’s HCC Life Short Term Medical Insurance Plan
IHC Health Solutions Short Term Medical Plan
Other Helpful ResourcesStudents Abroad (State Department)
Sara’s Wish Foundation Travel Safety for Students