The global risk team advises on travel preparation, risk assessment, mitigation, and response so faculty, staff, and students can travel overseas to research, learn, collaborate and engage with the world with self-awareness and confidence.
Global Risk is here to help
Global Risk is here to support your health, safety, and security during international travel. Through partnerships across the university, we have responded to a variety of incidents abroad. Check out these stories to find out more.
Travel Policy and Risk Ratings
The Provost's International Travel Policy has been updated to shift away from the U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories, to the more nuanced medical and security advisories from our partner International SOS.
Check the travel and medical risk ratings of your destination here.
Book / Register Your Travel
Book your university-funded/sponsored travel through Stanford Travel.
Resources and Services for International Travel
There are many resources and services available to you as a Stanford traveler. You can find links to checklists, policies, tools, webinars on the resource page.
Here you can find commonly used travel forms.
Learn about the support available to you through the university's International Travel Assistance Program.
call International SOS
[all travelers except Postdocs]
+1-215-942-8478 (collect calls accepted)
call Assist America
+1-609-986-1234 (call or text message)
Basic Travel Assistance Reference #01-AA-STD-5201
We're here to help.
Contact the Global Risk team for assistance with any of the services above. If your specific circumstance is not listed, our staff is available to help you navigate the landscape of partner offices we collaborate with across campus.
Staff and faculty can find more on the global risk intranet.