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Travel Services

 

A Travel Consult Appointment:

Is to prepare you for international travel specific to your destination. Includes review of personal and travel-related risks, prevention strategies, shots, prescriptions, and activity-dependent recommendations. (may include shots/prescriptions)

To Schedule a Travel Consult Appointment(shots and prescriptions):

  • Log on to http://studenthealth.sa.ucsb.edu/
  • Click on Patient Portal Gateway
  • Enter your UCSB NET ID and Password
  • Click Messages on the left-hand side of the menu
  • Click New Message
  • Select Travel Consult (shots & prescriptions)


Complete the Travel Appointment Request form. Your appointment confirmation will be sent within 5 business days by secure message.

For all other international travel, bring your clearance form(s) to the appointment desk at Student Health during regular business hours.

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Travel Health Clearance Appointment: 

Is needed if your destination country or host university requires additional forms specifying you are a good candidate for travel.  You MUST bring this paperwork to your visit.

To schedule, an EAP Travel Health Clearance Appointment go to https://eap.ucsb.edu/health-clearance

For EAP Requirements: Go to https://eap.ucsb.edu/health-clearance

EAP Travel Health Clearance application online:
Once you complete your online application check your Gateway Patient Portal for messages frequently. You have been given additional requirements. Once all requirements are met, you will receive a message with instructions.

EAP destinations requiring an in-person clearance:
Make sure to contact your EAP advisor to get the host university medical forms. You must bring these forms to your Travel Health Clearance prelim appointment. 

For information on EAP insurance: Contact UCEAP http://eap.ucop.edu/Pages/index-new.html or your EAP advisor https://eap.ucsb.edu/  


 

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INSURANCE COVERAGE

UC SHIP Student Health Plan will cover the cost of your travel consult (there may be a $25.00 co-pay) and the cost of the Stamaril ® and any other travel vaccines you may need for your destination country. GAP covers the consult fee only.  Please contact one of our Clinical Nurses through Gateway for a referral to Sansum Travel Clinic, if needed. 

If you have a Private Insurance Plan, you need to find out whether they will cover your travel consult and/or the Stamaril ® vaccine (waived students pay applicable charges for both the visit fee and the vaccines).  The travel consult visit at Sansum will be approximately $195.00 and the (yellow fever) Stamaril ® vaccine is $205.00. 

Availability of Stamaril Vaccine at Selected Clinics | Travelers' Health | CDC