The following information is from Cultural Insurance Services International on its services, tools and support for students and faculty covered by CISI while studying or serving with Gordon programs.
All students on Gordon international programs (both academic and service-related) are required to have coverage with CISI for their time abroad.
Your CISI coverage includes, at no additional cost, a comprehensive on-line Portal of tools and information as well as access to 24/7 medical, personal, travel and security support. Through this customized site you can:
You can also find valuable travel-related information, such as:
The participant portal “My Profile” screen allows you to update your personal profile (change your password; add/change your phone #’s, e-mail addresses and home/overseas mailing addresses). Help CISI to serve you better by keeping your contact information up-to-date. This information is especially important in the event of an unforeseen emergency or when submitting claims.
The participant portal “My Documents” screen allows you to view, print and/or e-mail the following personalized documents:
The participant portal “Extend Coverage” screen allows you to purchase additional insurance directly through CISI for a period of personal travel (up to one month) outside the dates of your overseas program. Please note that this plan is separate and different from the group study abroad plan and provides coverage for new covered accidents/sicknesses and medical evacuation/repatriation within the new period of coverage while outside the U.S. A detailed brochure describing the coverages, limits and exclusions is available through a link on this “Extend Coverage” screen.
The participant portal “International Provider Search” screen allows you to search physicians (based upon their specialty), hospitals and clinics worldwide.
If you need assistance locating a provider, please contact CISI's Assistance Team by:
Ph: (800) 303-8120 ext. 5130 (calling toll-free from within the US)
(203) 399- 5130 (calling from outside of the US, collect calls accepted)
The participant portal “Emergency Contact Information” screen provides you with convenient one-stop access to CISI’s contact information for benefit and claim questions and also that of Team Assist CISI's 24/7 Emergency Assistance Provider.
Ph: (800) 303-8120 ext. 5130 (calling toll-free within the US)
(203) 399-5130 (calling from outside of the US, collect calls accepted)
Ph: (855) 327-1411 (calling toll-free from within the US)
(312) 935-1703 (calling from outside of the US, collect calls accepted)
The participant portal “Resources and Links” screens allows you to have convenient one-stop access to U.S. Embassy website information, consular information sheets, country profiles, CDC health and vaccination information, English-speaking doctor listings, State Department Travel Warnings/Alerts and other useful resources, links and tools to assist you in preparation for your overseas program. The following “Resources and Links” screens are currently available:
Download CISI's free myCISI iPhone App, available on iTunes. Same features as above in the palm of your hands. Coming soon for Android users as well.