Welcome to SEARCHLIGHT by On Call International
Your Global Travel, Health and Safety Gateway
The best way to minimize risk when traveling abroad is having access to information and encouraging preparation. Teachers College has taken steps to prepare for and assist you if you experience a medical or security emergency abroad and providing SEARCHLIGHT to our globally-mobile community is one of those steps. In order for you to become well prepared and to enable us to be in the best position to assist you in an emergency, we ask that you complete the following three steps:
1. Register & create your unique traveler profile
2. Log your trips by forwarding any itinerary, booking confirmation or reservation via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, it will be logged for you within 24-48 hours and you will receive a link via email to review your trip once it is complete. Be sure to include any local contact information you will be using while in your destination. Note that by providing your travel details, you are authorizing On Call International and/or Teachers College to access the information to locate you, communicate with you and coordinate assistance for you should the need arise or circumstances require it.
3. Download your On Call Membership Card and carry it with you
In order to better prepare for your trip, we also recommend you utilize this information gateway pre-departure in the following ways:
Research your Destination – find health, safety and transportation information using the Destination Guides tab.
Review the information about On Call International – available 24 hours a day to assist you with any safety obstacles you face while traveling, no matter how small it may seem.
International travel can be one of the greatest and most rewarding experiences of your life. Teachers College and On Call International are committed to ensuring your health and safety while abroad to give you the best possible chance of coming home with only a positive view of your academic journey.
If you need additional assistance, use the contacts in the Help link.