Required Health Insurance
Federal and state laws require that international students (F-1 and J-1) maintain adequate health insurance while attending the University of New Haven.
- Immunization and Health Examination Report. You are required to have this form completed by a doctor in your home country before your arrival to the University of New Haven. You must bring this form with you to UNH. This is the form that was found in Step 6 of this Road Map.
UNH Health Insurance
Please note: An international student studying through government or financial sponsorship like SACCM or ARAMCO will not be charged for UNH insurance.
All full-time international students at UNH (undergraduate and graduate) are charged for UNH health insurance. The cost of this insurance is $1,315.00. The cost for adding a dependent is $1,315.00 per dependent added.
Specific J-1 Insurance Requirements
You and your family are required by federal law to have specific amounts of sickness and accident insurance for the duration of your program.
A new rule effective May 15, 2015 states the minimum coverage requirements for that insurance (as shown below). Incoming exchange visitors, and exchange visitors currently at the University of New Haven, must comply with the new rule.
|Item||New Rule (effective May 15, 2015)|
|Repatriation of remains||$25,000|
|Deductible per accident or illness||$500
Be aware that you and any accompanying spouse and dependent(s) also may be subject to the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.