Health Insurance

Nurse taking notesUtah State University (USU) requires all international students to have health insurance for themselves and their dependents (wife, husband, and/or children). USU has specific requirements for the insurance coverage of international students.

International Healthy girl with blueberriesstudents who do not have the required insurance coverage are not allowed to register for classes. USU offers several health insurance plans, which students may buy. These plans provide the insurance coverage that USU requires of all international students.

If you have purchased a health insurance plan in your home country that provides all of the above, email Ms. Katelyn Richins at or visit her in the Student Health and Wellness Center, Building 44 (map). She may approve your health insurance policy so that you will not have to pay USU's automatic insurance fee.

If you wish to review or purchase the health insurance offered by USU, please begin by visiting the web page

Beginning May 15, 2015, according to regulation 22 CFR 62.14, all J-1 visa holders will be required to have the health insurance coverage listed below:

Current 22 CFR 62.14
22 CFR 62.14 effective 05/15/2015
Medical benefits
Repatriation of remains
Medical evacuation
Deductible per accident or illness

Exchange visitors may be subject to the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.


Please note - the immunizations listed on the USU Wellness Center web page ARE recommended for ALL USU students, including international students.

You can provide USU proof of your immunizations using the secure server at You will need your A-number, date of birth and your strong password to enter the site. After entering the site, select “Forms” from the menu on the left and then click on “Immunizations Page in EMF Forms” to enter your information.

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