Travel Links

International Student Identity Card (ISIC) and
International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC)

The NIU Study Abroad Office is an issuing office for the International Student and Teacher Identity Cards. The International Student Identity Card offers discounts on travel and shopping, as well as emergency medical insurance. 

The NIU Study Abroad Office issues ISIC cards to students currently enrolled at any U.S. institution (not just NIU). ITIC cards are available to NIU faculty and staff. These cards provide a world of benefits and services to nearly 3.5 million people worldwide every year. More than an ID card, they also offer:

      •  Discounts to more than 33,000 locations in 103 countries 
      •  Mobile phone and a calling card communications packages (for an additional charge) 
      •  Insurance plan
      •  Emergency help line

Detailed insurance coverage and ISIC card benefits can be found on the STA Travel website.

To purchase the ISIC Card, please contact the Study Abroad Office.

What Can I Do with ISIC?

  • Check discounts available in your destination country, home country and online!
  • Activate your new ISIC card!

ISIC Website