*Remember! This information is for Stanford students going abroad independent of a Stanford study-abroad program! While an emergency overseas can be a scary event, remember you are not alone. Reach out and ask for assistance.
If you are seriously sick or injured, seek immediate medical help at the closest medical facility. If medical treatment is not available nearby, call your emergency travel assistance provider.
For students enrolled in Cardinal Care, call On Call International: (603) 328-1926
• Contact the local police (if applicable) and/or the appropriate number above to arrange for assistance on your behalf.
- 202-501-4444 (from abroad)
- 1-888-407-4747 (from the US)
Also, the US Department of State’s website for Emergencies Abroad lists services available to US citizens for all types of emergencies, from a lost passport to injury and illness.
• International students studying at Stanford should contact their country’s nearest consulate or embassy.
**As soon as it is safe to do so, activate your Emergency Contact Tree.