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To better safeguard Marquette students traveling abroad, OIE adopted a comprehensive insurance package, mandatory for all students studying abroad with academic programs or traveling under the auspices of Marquette University. The insurance is offered through GeoBlue (formerly HTH Worldwide), a leading student international insurance provider.
GeoBlue has created the following website to house and update COVID-19 information as it evolves and changes: https://about.geo-blue.com/crisisalert/covid19-group-members.
Upon OIE registration of participants in GeoBlue, students will receive an email verifying enrollment. At that time, students can log in to the GeoBlue Student website to:
*Note: Don't forget to add the page to your list of Trusted Sites
SOS International travelers' assistance is an assistance program under which all Marquette University faculty, staff and students are covered. It offers services such as:
Marquette's policy number is needed for access to the SOS website. Marquette policy numbers are given to students during initial inquiry and the pre-departure orientation or upon request from the Office of International Education.
The insurance available through GeoBlue and International SOS does not include trip cancellation. Participants interested in trip cancellation insurance should carefully evaluate in detail any plans that claim to cover cancellation for any reason.
GradGuard™ is a company that provides tuition, room and board fees, and other academic fees if a student withdraws for any covered medical reason. There is a one-time charge that needs to be purchased prior to the start of the term courses. Study abroad programs can be covered as long as the student is paying the home institution for tuition and room and board. You are able to see a quote and find more information on their website.
The information about GradGuard and Travel Insured International is provided solely as a resource to students. Marquette University does not own, control, administer, or endorse the insurance plans provided. It is the responsibility of the student to evaluate the insurance plans and to select the appropriate plan for their individual circumstances.