International Health Insurance

Health and accident insurance is required of all State University of New York study abroad program participants. Students who study abroad are automatically enrolled in a policy that is designed especially for students studying abroad and includes overseas urgent and emergency medical care, mental health, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and medical evacuation and repatriation coverage. The coverage must be in effect for the entire period away from home. Those who do not have such coverage must purchase the insurance provided by SUNY. More information about the SUNY insurance coverage is available at

Neither the State of New York, through its agents, nor the State University of New York through its agents and employees, is responsible in any manner whatsoever for the payment of any claim for health-related services provided to individuals covered under this insurance policy. The State of New York and State University of New York are not responsible for obligations incurred by individuals who are not covered by this insurance policy. All individuals participating in the University’s health insurance programs described herein are responsible for reviewing all descriptions of the scope and level of coverage offered by this policy. Such participants will be solely responsible for obtaining additional coverage not provided under this program if such is deemed necessary by the participant.