Villanova University has partnered with International SOS to provide worldwide assistance and evacuation services for students and employees on University sponsored travel abroad. International SOS is the world's leading international healthcare, medical assistance, and security services company. The services provided by International SOS range from telephone advice from a physician, referrals to more than 68,000 global, vetted providers to medical and security evacuations. The International SOS network of multilingual specialists is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from 27 alarm centers around the world. Call International SOS any time to speak with a physician or security specialist about simple or critical matters.
When you and your students are abroad, the International SOS membership card should be carried at all times. It contains the University's membership number, 11BYSG000006, and phone number, +1.215.942.8478, to the International SOS scholastic alarm center. Typically, the department which arranges your travel will provide International SOS membership cards to you. Otherwise, Risk Management can always be contacted for a supply of membership cards. You can also print a copy of the membership card.
Below is a summary of the benefits to our International SOS membership.
Before your trip:
In an emergency, call us right away to:
In order to utilize any of the medical, security, or travel services listed, contact an International SOS alarm center from anywhere in the world by calling directly or by calling collect (+1.215.942.8478). While we have designated the scholastic number in Philadelphia in the United States as our primary contact, any of the International SOS alarm centers will assist you. Please provide the below when calling for prompt service:
Examples of when to call International SOS:
Villanova University's Member Number: 11BYSG000006
24/ 7 Scholastic Phone Number: +1.215.942.8478
Please contact Ashlie Feick, Director of Insurance and Risk Management, with any questions with regard to the Insurance and Risk Management Website.