When you call the MSU 24/7 International Emergency Line you'll be directly connected with the MSU Department of Police and Public Safety. They'll triage the call and contact OIHS.
The MSU 24/7 International Emergency Line accepts collect phone calls. To call collect while abroad, dial 0170 and you will be connected with an international operator.
The 24/7 International Emergency Line is staffed by mandatory reporters. Learn more about sexual misconduct abroad.
Call the local emergency services if:
Call the International Emergency Line if:
Email OIHS if:
GeoBlue is the international health insurance provider for both education abroad participants and registered international travelers. GeoBlue is available 24/7 to assist you in locating local providers, facilitating guarantee of payment agreements, filing claims etc. They cannot provide emergency medical assistance, if you require emergency medical assistance call the local "911" equivalent.
The GeoBlue 24/7 Assistance Line accepts collect phone calls. To call collect while abroad, dial 0170 and you will be connected with an international operator.
In the event of a major security incident, OIHS will reach out to registered travelers that may be affected to see if you're safe and healthy. You can help by letting OIHS know you're okay! Please send us an email to.
If you need emergency assistance you may call the MSU 24/7 International Emergency Line at +1-517-353-3784.
If you aren't sure if a local event constitutes a "major security incident", consider if you think it will make international headlines. If you aren't sure, err on the side of caution and get in touch by email.
OIHS may contact your designated emergency contact person(s) in the event that you: