Texas State University has a health insurance requirement for international students that must be met each semester. All international students on non-immigrant visas are required by university policy to have health insurance coverage while at Texas State. International students have two options for meeting this requirement:
NEW Change Effective Fall 2016
PLEASE NOTE that students must either purchase the plan or submit a waiver for each semester that they are enrolled at Texas State. Students will receive an e-mail with instructions each semester. The e-mail will go to the student’s Texas State e-mail address. The e-mail will have a web link for students to use to either purchase the plan or submit an online waiver request. The first e-mail will be sent out at the start of the open enrollment period (see table below). If a student has not received their e-mail by the first day of open enrollment, they should e-mail the Student Health Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512-245-2161, option 5; or the International Office at 512.245.7966.
July 19, 2016: First day students can purchase the student health plan or request a waiver.
August 25th, 2016, 5pm: Last day students can purchase the student plan or request a waiver.
Waiver Deadlines for 2016-2017
Important Dates for 2016-2017 for Students Purchasing the Health Insurance Plan
|Semester||Deadline to Submit Waiver Request||Open Enrollment||Insurance Coverage Dates||
|Fall 2016||Monday, August 25, 2016 by 5 PM||July 15, 2016 - Oct 24, 2016||8/23/16 – 1/14/17||$654|
|Spring 2017||January 12, 2017||Dec. 1, 2016 - March 21, 2017||1/15/17 – 5/29/17||$608|
|Summer 2017||TBA||May 1 - July 1, 2017||5/30/17 – 8/22/17||$383|
Summer II 2017 (new students only)
|TBA||June 15 - July 15, , 2017||7/8/17 – 8/22/17||$208|
Insurance coverage for dependents is available and may be purchased at the same time as purchase of the student coverage. Students will receive their insurance card after they enroll and pay for the plan. Please have a credit card available for payment.
Students submitting an online waiver request will be asked to attach a copy of their health insurance plan. A waiver request must be completed each semester. For questions or additional information about the health insurance plan, please call Academic Health Plans at 855-850-4298.