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EMERGENCY CONTACTS
 
Emergencies are situations in which there is an immediate threat to a person's health and/or safety. An emergency is an occurrence or situation that poses a genuine and sometimes immediate risk to the health and well-being of program participants. Emergencies are rare, but you should always be prepared and carry the information for the following emergency contacts at all times.

In-country Country Contacts


  • Contact your Faculty-Leader or Program Administrator immediately
  • To view a listing of U.S.A. Embassies and Consulates around the world, please visit www.usembassy.gov
  • To view international "911" and emergency numbers, please visit www.sccfd.org/travel.html


UMKC International Academic Programs Office


In case of an emergency please call:

International Academic Programs Office
during business hours Monday - Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm
1-816-235-5759

UMKC Police 24-hour emergency line
816-235-1515


In the case of a minor emergency or inconvenience, please email the International Academic Programs Office at international@umkc.edu

Study Abroad Insurance


All University of Missouri Kansas City students participating on a study abroad program are required to have International Health Insurance that offers Worldwide Travel Assistance. The majority of participants who go on UMKC International Programs will be required to register for international health insurance through GeoBlue.

GeoBlue Worldwide Health Insurance

For medical evacuation and other 24/7 emergency assistance, call GeoBlue collect from outside the U.S. +1.610.263.8771; toll free within the U.S. 1.844.268.2686; email globalhealth@geo-blue.com, in an emergency, seek appropriate medical care directly, and then call GeoBlue.

For other questions about your plan, call collect from outside the U.S. +1.610.263.2847; toll free within the U.S. 1.844.268.2686, or email customerservice@geo-blue.com

Members may visit the Member Hub to access Global Health and Security Resources that help you identify qualified medical providers around the world, request appointments, translate medical terms and brand names for drugs, provide security alerts, and review details of your insurance plan.