Health Insurance

Learn about health insurance requirements for international students attending a State University of New York campus.

  • Students
    All students attending a State University of New York (SUNY) campus are required to have medical insurance coverage which meets certain requirements.
  • J-1 Student Interns
    The U.S. Department of State and the State University of New York (SUNY) require all J-1 Exchange Visitors and their dependents in the U.S. to have specific insurance coverage for the duration of their Exchange Visitor status.
COVID-19 & UB Insurance

Have questions about COVID-19 testing with your health insurance through UB? Check out the SUNY International Health Insurance (UHC) Benefits Highlights.

Need more information? Visit the International Student Health Insurance website for details.


We encourage you to read the Student Health Insurance Office's website about health insurance.

Looking for Health Insurance Forms?

Find health insurance details for international students on the health insurance's website.