International Travel

Emergency Medical and Evacuation Insurance

CWRU’s Office of Risk Management provides medical and evacuation insurance and assistance traveling on university-related business abroad, as well as to students traveling internationally as part of the their educational experience. Travelers must contact Risk Management for an insurance ID card to be eligible for these free medical and evacuation services.

Registering Your Travel Plans

Faculty and staff planning international travel are recommended to contact the Office of International Affairs to register their international travel itineraries. It is also suggested to review destination-specific health information from the Center for Disease Control, as well as travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State.

CWRU students considering any academically-related international travel should contact the CWRU Office of Education Abroad for applicable policies and procedures. 


Export Control

There are restrictions on the transport of laptops and other electronics when shipping or traveling abroad to certain countries. Visit the CWRU Export Control Office website before you go to ensure compliance with U.S. government regulations.



CIBT is CWRU's preferred vendor for visa processing for foreign travel. Use this link to access a variety of their services at a discount.


Traveler’s Health Care Center

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University are leading centers for research into diseases of developing countries. Their Travelers' HealthCare Center provides comprehensive consultation for the preparation and treatment of travelers to developing countries. The Center provides a comprehensive travel consultation prior to departure and expert diagnosis and treatment for those who return ill. For Appointments and information call 216.844.8500. The Travel clinic is located at 3 UH locations:

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (Map of UH Cleveland)
Mather Pavilion
11100 Euclid Ave. Suite 1600
Cleveland, OH 44106

University Hospitals Chagrin Highlands Health Center (Map of UH Chagrin Highlands)
3909 Orange Place/Suite 3100
Orange Village, OH 44122

University Hospitals Westlake Health Center (Map of UH Westlake)
960 Clague Rd./Suite 2470
Westlake, OH 44145