Rest assured that whenever you travel internationally or live abroad, Five Colleges, Inc. has a 24/7 resource on call, online and even on the ground to help with any medical, security and logistical questions, concerns and situations that may arise. So if you need a medical referral, lose your medication, seek pre-travel advice or experience a medical or security crisis, Five Colleges, Inc. has a fully integrated program in place so you receive the care and expertise that you need, whenever and wherever you need it.
Five Colleges, Inc. partners with International SOS, the leading medical assistance, international healthcare and security assistance company. Travel security services are provided by a joint venture of International SOS and Control Risks, the world's leading security risk management firm.
Take advantage of this powerful resource by calling an International SOS Assistance center, which has physicians, multilingual coordinators, operations managers, logistics support personnel and medical and security professionals on hand to speak with you.
Also, prepare yourself by browsing through our various medical and security online tools and signing up for our alerts.
Through International SOS, you can store your vital personal health, vaccination and travel information securely online. That way you can access it anytime, anywhere. The information will be available to you and, with your consent, made available to International SOS medical staff to better assist you in the event of an emergency. The system also recommends appropriate vaccinations and sends you reminders when follow-up boosters are required.
All students traveling on school sponsored travel for Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges are required to create a profile in the Personal Travel Locator (PTL) and register their travel. We strongly recommend that all faculty and staff from these institutions who are traveling on school business also create a profile in the Personal Travel Locator (PTL) and register their travel. When creating a profile:
Use Five College membership #: 11BCAS000005
Refer to the User Guide with instructions for logging-in.
Use Internet Explorer 6.0 or greater to complete and view your Personal Travel Locator.
Be aware that you will be timed out if inactive for too long. In order for information to be saved you must select UPDATE. If you are timed out before you select UPDATE you will lose any new information entered.
Information included in the PTL is for internal use only and will enable authorized administrators to verify your eligibility to access these services. You will have the ability to add multiple trips once you have created a profile.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions related to PTL and ER.
For questions regarding policies specific to your institution go to the Five College Risk Management Website.