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Stanford Travel Emergency Line (STEL) +1-833-496-0303

In the event a Stanford-sponsored traveler, or Stanford unit supporting an international traveler, needs assistance abroad, call the Stanford Travel Emergency Line: +1 (833) 496-0303. 

The Stanford Travel Emergency Line (STEL) is staffed by Stanford's Operator Services Center. Available 24/7/365, STEL operators will identify the type of caller, their assistance provider, and the type of assistance needed before warm transferring calls to the appropriate third party provider (International SOS, On Call International, Assist America) or Stanford Global Incident Commander.

Flow chart depicts the steps taken by the Stanford Travel Emergency Line to connect callers to the appropriate services to support their needs..
Faculty, Staff, non-Cardinal Care Students

International SOS

International SOS +1-215-942-8478 is available for immediate assistance. (Collect calls accepted)

Membership ID 11BCPA000272

Postdoctoral Scholars

Assist America

Postdocs Only: Call Assist America at 1-609-986-1234 (Outside the U.S.)

Reference #01-AA-STD-5201

Students with Cardinal Care

On Call International

Cardinal Care ONLY: Call +1-866-525-1956 or +1-603-328-1956, or text the Global Response Center at 1-844-302-5131 or live chat