Student Health Service provides care for students traveling out of the country for school or pleasure. Before you travel, schedule a travel medicine appointment with the Student Health Services physician 6 weeks prior to departure to ensure proper protection.
- Schedule an appointment with the physician by calling 314-362-3523.
- Must allow a minimum of six weeks prior to your departure in order to have enough time for all vaccinations to be completed.
- Travel appointments, medication and vaccines related to travel are are not covered outside of Student Health Service.
Travel appointments less than 6 weeks prior to departure will not be permitted and not covered by Student Health Service. Student Health Services will cover 20% of the cost for required medications when seen by Student Health physician, the student is responsible for the remaining cost. If the student’s program is sponsoring the travel, the student’s medication expenses may be able to be added to the grant or travel budget.
Student Health does not cover medical care outside of the U.S. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the very affordable medical plan for international travel. A good option available to you, International Student Identity Card (ISIC) offers travel insurance for a small membership fee.