Travel Accident Insurance and Travel Assistance
Lehigh University carries an all-conveyance travel policy that provides protection against accidental death, dismemberment, and loss of sight. Eligible employees are protected only when traveling on University business by automobile, bus, rail, boat, and aircraft (as a passenger only, not as a pilot or crewmember).
Coverage is equal to two times base salary, subject to a $100,000 minimum and a $500,000 maximum. Select this link for additional information.
The University contracts with the International SOS Program to provide foreign assistance travel services. The SOS Program provides around-the-clock protection and is available to all faculty, staff, and students who are traveling internationally on University business and/or University-sponsored programs. Services include, but are not limited to, medical assistance services, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation, personal and legal assistance services, lost document assistance, etc. Select this link for additional information. To access these services while traveling, staff members need to obtain their International SOS membership card through the Study Abroad website.
These plans are administered by the Office of Risk Management.