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Health and Travel Insurance

Students participating in University of Richmond semester abroad programs will be automatically enrolled in a travel insurance plan tailored to meet the needs of study abroad students health & safety. The insurance is underwritten by Chubb Insurance Company. Assistance and Security Services are provided by AXA Assistance USA.

Major Features of the Study Abroad Insurance

Covered Accident or Sickness: some expenses have limitations (e.g., prescription drugs, physiotherapy, nervous/mental disorders, etc.)

Up to $500,000

Medical Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains

100% of covered expenses

Emergency Reunion Benefit for one family member

Up to $12,500  

Worldwide Travel Assistance (Medical and Security) 

Available 24 hours/7 days

Trip cancellation and interruption

Up to $5,000

Trip delay

Up to $1,000

Baggage loss

Up to $500

Security Evacuation

Up to $100,000  

Personal Liability

Up to $100,000  

The foregoing summary/outline does not take the place of or alter any of the conditions, exclusions, and other terms of the insurance policy herein summarized. It is merely a short descriptive guide for convenient reference.   

The Description of Coverage (“DOC”) provides a summary of benefits of the insurance plan and further detail of the benefits, coverage, definitions, terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations. The DOC is not a contract of insurance. The terms and conditions of coverage are set forth in the Policy issued to the University of Richmond and the Policy is subject to the laws of the state in which it was issued.

For questions regarding coverage, please contact Keesha Trim, Director of Risk Management at the University of Richmond.

In compliance with federal law, this insurance does not apply to the extent that trade or economic sanctions or other laws or regulations prohibit the insurance, including, but not limited to, the payment of claims. For a list of countries currently sanctioned by OFAC, please visit http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Pages/Programs.aspx.

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Insurance Terms and FAQs

Glossary of Insurance Terms

  • ACI = Claim processor
  • AXA = Travel assistance provider
  • Chubb = Insurance company

Frequently Asked Questions about Insurance

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