International Student Health Insurance

International students are automatically enrolled in the Weber State University international student health insurance plan provided through Relation Insurance. Learn more on the official PPM.

  • Health insurance is required for all international students and scholars in an F or J visa category.
  • Students will be automatically enrolled each semester in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) when they register for classes. Embassy or government-sponsored students must provide proof of health insurance coverage in order to be exempted from automatic enrollment.
  • Scholars must provide proof of health insurance coverage before beginning any scholar related activities with their department.
  • If you qualify for a waiver, you must submit a waiver request each semester. The waiver must be submitted online before the waiver deadline, and all waiver applications must be approved before coverage can be waived.
    • Coverage must be continuous (no break or termination) for the entire academic year
    • U.S.-based employer-sponsored plan as a dependent under a spouse or parent
    • Embassy or government-sponsored plan
    • The deductible must be $500 or less per policy year
    • International students may not waive with insurance from their home country

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Waiver Application Submission

Waiver Submission Dates:

Term Waiver Portal Open Waiver Portal Closed
Fall 2019 08/01/2019 08/30/2019
Spring 2020 12/16/2019 01/10/2020
Summer 2020 04/17/2020 05/08/2020

Waivers will only be reviewed if they meet the following criteria:

  • Coverage must be continuous (no break or termination) for the entire academic year
  • Employer-sponsored coverage through employment, spouse or parent
  • Deductible must be $500 or less per policy year
  • International students may not waive with insurance from their home country 

Your insurance coverage will be verified. Students who are covered under a health insurance plan that does not meet all of the applicable requirements will not be allowed to waive out of the Weber State University International Student Insurance Plan.