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Health Insurance Requirement

The UT System has mandated that students participating in approved study abroad programs have appropriate student international travel accident and sickness insurance coverage for the dates of their UT San Antonio approved study abroad period and are registered with International SOS.

The UT System mandates that students participating in approved study abroad programs have appropriate overseas insurance coverage for the dates of their University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio approved study abroad period.

Student International Travel Accident and Sickness Policy is through ACE American Insurance Company/Chubb.  The cost of the insurance is $20 per week.  This fee will cover the cost of student travel accidents, sickness Insurance, and travel services while on UTSA approved programs.

Students are advised to maintain their primary healthcare coverage while abroad.  Waivers are not permissible.


The 2018-19 policy brochure is available online at the Student International Travel Accident and Sickness Policy website. 

Download the brochure now.

This program applies to all students participating in approved UTSA Study Abroad Programs.

You are required to have the UT System Student Travel Accident and Sickness Policy regardless of any other insurance you may have, including personal/private insurance, insurance required by third-party providers, or a foreign government.