International Support Services Overview

International Support Services (ISS) is a function within UMMS Office of Management tasked with supporting the legal and risk management aspects of outbound international travel and non-US educational, research and humanitarian activities. Key areas of support provided by ISS include:

International Travel

  • International Travel Registration
  • Destination specific health and safety advice
  • Visa guidance
  • Travel insurance and foreign malpractice coverage 
  • Emergency support while abroad

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International Agreements

  • Support in preparing international partnership agreements (MOUs, Affiliation Agreements)
  • Support in preparing documentation for international student educational experiences and faculty and student service experiences

Project Planning
Project Planning

  • Guidance for project planning and administration
  • Budgeting for a Foreign Project
  • Support in preparing project safety & security plans