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Health and Safety Update: Zika

UTSA and UT System strongly encourage international travel, and strive to keep travelers informed. Many of our travelers frequent areas where mosquito-borne illnesses are prominent. As the Zika virus spreads across the Americas, this information may be helpful to our travelers....

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Required Health Insurance

The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System requires that all international students holding an F1, F2, J1 or J2 non-immigrant visas must maintain comprehensive health insurance while enrolled at any UT System institution. The Board of Regents permits our institution to charge students the fee for enrollment in the system-sponsored student health insurance plan. The fee is automatically charged to your tuition account when you register for classes.

For information on the UT Health Insurance Plan Provider, please visit utsa.myahpcare.com.

To learn more about the UT health insurance requirements and the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) click here

Students may be eligible to waive the cost of the student health insurance plan. Visit Health Insurance Waiver for the waiver requirements, process, deadlines and more.