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International Student Health Insurance

DePaul University offers a comprehensive and affordable health insurance plan for international students through ISO Student Health Insurance. You can download the 2016-17 ISO Student Health Insurance Brochure to read more about the plan.

New International Students

All F-1 international students enrolled in courses at DePaul will automatically be enrolled in the ISO Student Health Insurance Plan.

  • Automatic enrollment applies to all F-1 students with an I-20 program start date of 8/24/2015 and beyond.
  • Charges will appear on your student account per quarter.  Law students will have charges on their account per semester.
  • If you already have a health insurance plan, you may qualify for a waiver.  Please see below for instructions on how to submit a Waiver Request to waive your automatic enrollment privileges into the ISO Health Insurance Plan.

You can also read more about the plan in the 2016-17 ISO Student Health Insurance Brochure.**

Health Insurance Waiver Option for International Students

In order to qualify for a waiver, you must already have a health insurance plan that meets all the requirements outlined in DePaul’s Waiver Request. To view these requirements and for more information regarding DePaul’s Waiver Request, visit the Health Insurance page on the International Student and Scholar Services website.

Immunization Requirements

DePaul requires that every student submit proof* that they have been immunized from specific diseases. To learn more about what immunizations are required for DePaul students, visit the Immunization Requirements page on DePaul's Admission & Aid website.  You can also read more on how to submit your proof of immunization online on DePaul’s Immunization page

*We also recommend that you bring a copy of your records with you as back-up in case you need to re-submit for any reason.

For More Information 

You can visit the Health Insurance page on the International Student and Scholar Services website or download the 2016-17 ISO Student Health Insurance Brochure.  

**The 2017-18 ISO Student Health Insurance Brochure will be available in summer 2017