Travel, Accident and Sickness Insurance

Students participating in University of Richmond 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.

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  • 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 those participating in UR programs in New Zealand, click here for those location-specific coverage benefits and details.

    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

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  • Insurance Forms and Documents
  • Insurance Terms

    Glossary of Insurance Terms

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


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