Travel for Faculty and Staff

Travel – Foreign or Domestic

When traveling away from Wellesley College on business or research, faculty and staff members should be aware of the complimentary travel assistance services available to them. Please review the two programs below and take the recommended steps necessary to take advantage of these services. 

U.S. State Department

Sign up for the U.S. State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) before you travel to receive email updates about travel warnings and travel alerts. Staying informed helps travelers stay safe!

ACE American Insurance Company Travel Assistance Program

As part of the College’s travel accident insurance policy through ACE American Insurance Company, Wellesley College faculty, staff and students have access to the assistance services of EuropAssistance USA while traveling for College related activities 100 miles or more from campus.

Please print the Travel Assistance Services brochure prior to your College related travel. The College advises travelers to cut out and carry the card provided in the brochure with you at all times while traveling on behalf of Wellesley College.

The ACE Client Summary document provides detailed information about the College's travel assistance services. Please contact the Risk and Compliance Manager, x2302 with specific questions after reviewing this information.

ACE Assistance Services Website

To register with the ACE Travel Assistance website, please follow these steps:

1) Go to

2) In the ACE A&H LOG IN box, click SIGN UP NOW

3) Enter the required information. Please use aceah for the Group ID and security as the Activation Code. 

4) You will receive an activation email to confirm that the process is complete. Click the link in the activation email to verify your email address prior to accessing the site. 

Please contact the Risk and Compliance Manager at x2302 with any questions about this process. 

ACE Assistance App for Smartphones

Wellesley College travelers can download the ACE Assistance Services app for their smartphones as another way to access the travel assistance services.