International Student Health Insurance

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International Student Health Insurance Requirement

All international students ("J" or "F" status) are required to maintain health insurance. International students are automatically billed for the university-sponsored student insurance program on their tuition bills. For more information about the International Student Health Insurance, please click here.

Waivers MAY BE granted based on one of the 3 categories

Category 1:  Home Country Provides US Insurance coverage
Category 2:  Fully Sponsored by the US or Other organization which provides comparable health insurance to UofL
Category 3:  Coverage through a US plan provided as an employee benefit

For detailed requirements for each category view the International Waiver Requirements form

Students may apply and request for the University insurance to be waived. However, submitting a waiver does not mean you are automatically approved for the waiver. 

Waiver Deadlines
Fall Semester: August 31
Spring Semester: February 1

No exceptions will be granted 

University Sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan Information

For more details about the current plan, enrollment information, and cost, visit the Academic Health Plans websiteFor questions about insurance coverage or waivers, contact the insurance advocate via email at

Immunization Information

All incoming Freshman and international students are required to provide immunization records. A hold will be placed on your account if you do not provide the records to the Student Insurance Office. Click on the following website for more information.

Contact Information
Phone: 502.852.6479
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