Travel Emergencies

Whether traveling domestically or abroad on MIT-related travel, the Institute provides support resources to ensure your health and safety.

International Emergencies

In order to support the MIT community traveling abroad on MIT-related travel, the Institute uses International SOS (ISOS) to provide international medical, security travel assistance, and safety information. In a travel emergency, please follow the instructions below:

Call ISOS:

Phone: +1-215-942-8478     MIT ID#: 11BSGC000066

*Call collect any time. International calling codes for the United States can vary please check this website for the correct code.

For full information, please visit the MIT ISOS Page.

Domestic Emergencies

If an incident occurs that affects the off-campus MIT community members or those traveling domestically, the Institute will activate it’s Domestic Emergency Plan. The goal is to connect you to resources (police/fire/EMS, hospitals, lodging, shelters, etc.) that will aid your recovery. If you have an off-campus emergency, please follow the below instructions:

  1. Call 911 (to get immediate help from the local services).
  2. Then contact any MIT office, such as: