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View of mountain tops in Italy

Photo credit: Conor Gill '21 (Italy, Umbra Institute, spring 2020)


Most students on semester and year abroad programs will be enrolled in CISI insurance, Cultural Insurance International. See below for a quick video that explains CISI coverage, and tips on how to get started with the CISI ID card, the app, and the website. In the case that a student's program offers insurance coverage that is equal or better than CISI, the student will not be enrolled in CISI. 

Students participating in short-term study abroad, and students who engage in College-sponsored international programs or research during the summer are all enrolled in CISI Insurance.

Swarthmore's CISI Study Abroad Policy [pdf]

Access the CISI portal here.

CISI Study Abroad

In this short video, you will learn more about your CISI insurance, coverage, and services, as well as easy instructions on how to get started with your ID card and how to use the website and the app. 

Access the CISI portal