Emergency Contacts

If you need medical or security help while abroad:

  • Call the local equivalent of “911,” if appropriate.
  • Call International SOS at + 215-942-8226 (worldwide, 24/7/365) for additional help, including non-emergency help. You may call collect.

All Tufts students studying abroad on an approved, credit-bearing program are covered by the university’s International SOS emergency assistance plan. International SOS provides medical and security advice and referrals and emergency evacuation services to eligible Tufts travelers abroad. International SOS will inform the appropriate parties and stakeholders at Tufts University. For more information about International SOS and the Tufts Travel Registry, please visit Tufts’s International Safety and Operations website.

In the event of a political, social, or natural emergency, Tufts Global Education or Tufts International Safety and Operations will be in touch with on-site staff to assess the situation and ensure that all students are safe and accounted for. In an emergency situation, it is very important that you maintain contact with and are reachable by on-site staff, if possible. We will work with local authorities to evaluate conditions on the ground and coordinate with International SOS, as appropriate, to provide assistance.