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Health Insurance

Utah 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.

You will automatically be enrolled in USU's student health insurance when you register for classes. To waive this student health insurance charge, go to and follow the instructions.

This must be done immediately every semester.

If you wish to review or purchase the student health insurance offered by USU, please begin by visiting the web page, select Utah State University as the school and follow the instructions.

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:

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Item Previous 22 CFR 62.14 22 CFR 62.14 effective 05/15/2015
Medical benefits $50,000 $100,000
Repatriation of remains $7,500 $25,000
Medical evacuation $10,000 $50,000
Deductible per accident or illness $500 $500

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.