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UT Student Health Insurance Plan

The UT System Student Health Insurance Plan is provided by Academic HealthPlans through Blue Cross & BlueShield of Texas. The University of Texas System requires all international students holding an F1, F2, J1 or J2 visa to maintain medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance while enrolled at any UT System institution.

Policy Details
You can view the insurance benefit details on the Academic HealthPlans website.

Insurance Cost
All new students entering Fall and Summer are subject to the one-month supplemental insurance. The Fall supplement dates are 08/01/2017-08/31/2017 and the Summer supplement dates are 05/01/2017-05/31/2017. The insurance fee for Spring & Summer is charged in the Spring tuition and fee bill. Summer insurance is mandatory even if you do not take any summer classes.

Academic Year 2017 – 2018
Insurance Costs and Coverage Dates

 

One-Month Supplemental

Annual**

Fall

Spring & Summer

Summer

Start date

Variable

September 1, 2017

September 1, 2017

January 1, 2018

June 1, 2018

End date

Variable

August 31, 2018

December 31, 2017

August 31, 2018

August 31, 2018

Student

$195

$199*

$2,335

$780

$1,555

$589

Spouse

$195

$199*

$2,335

$780

$1,555

$589

Children

$334

$340*

$4,008

$1,340

$2,668

$1,010

All costs and coverage dates are subject to change each year.  * New Fall Students.  ** Only applies for voluntary enrollment (non F/J visa holders).

J Visa Holders

The Department of State requires that the accompanying spouse and children of J-1 visa holders maintain appropriate medical coverage for the duration of their presence in the United States. Willful failure to comply with this requirement will result in the termination of the J-1 program.

Dental Coverage

Students enrolled in the UT SHIP have the option to purchase dental coverage from Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas. Dental coverage is not included within the UT SHIP and must be purchased separately. For more information visit Blue Care Dental. This coverage must be renewed each semester prior to the enrollment deadline.

Academic Emergency Services

AES is a program that provides coverage for medical evacuation, repatriation, emergency family assistance service as well as medical, travel, safety and legal assistance.  When you enroll in the UT SHIP you are also covered with AES. For more information visit Academic Emergency Services. AES may be required as a standalone for students who have received a waiver of the medical portion. 

Dependent Insurance

Dependents are not automatically added to the UT SHIP.  If you wish to have medical coverage for your spouse and/or children you must add them to your plan each semester prior to the enrollment deadline. Download the dependent enrollment form at enrollment form for international student dependents. Contact Academic Health Plans for enrollment help, if needed.

Continuation of Coverage

Continuation of Coverage is available to insured students who have graduated or are no longer eligible for coverage under the UT System plan at UTSA. Covered students must have been insured for at least six (6) continuous months. Your premium must be received by Academic Health Plans within 30 days after your UTSA Student Health Insurance Plan terminates. Contact Academic Health Plans for more information, if needed.