International Support Services Overview

International Support Services (ISS) is a function within UMMS central administration tasked with supporting the administrative functions associated with international travel and activities. Key areas of support provided by ISS include:


International Travel

  • International Travel Registration
  • Health, Safety and Security Resources
  • International travel insurance 
  • Emergency support while abroad

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International Agreements

  • Support in preparing international partnership agreements (MOUs, Affiliation Agreements)
  • Support in planning for student educational experiences and exchanges

Project Planning
Project Planning

  • Guidance for project planning and administration
  • Budgeting for and Registering a Foreign Project
  • Information about medical malpractice coverage

International Support Services (ISS) sits within the office of the Executive Vice Chancellor's Office, with responsibilities shared as follows:

  • Travel Registration: Teresa Zash (ext. 6-5746) and Sheila Selby (ext. 6-2887)
  • Emergency Support:Teresa Zash (508.556.4498 - 24/7) and Paulette Goeden (6-3672)
  • International Agreements: Teresa Zash and Laura Harris (6-6955)