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International Students

Insurance Requirements

The minimum insurance requirements vary depending if you are a J1 or F1 status international student. J1 students are in the United States for an exchange program and are generally here from one semester to a year. F1 students have chosen Coastal Carolina University as their school of choice and are degree seeking.

J1 Insurance Requirements

F1 Insurance Requirements

  • $50,000 or greater major medical benefit (per accident or injury).  
  • $7,500 repatriation benefit.
  • $10,000 medical evacuation benefit  (to his or her home country).
  • Medical deductible not to exceed $500 (per  accident or illness).
  • $50,000 or greater major medical benefit (per accident or injury).  
  • $25,000 repatriation benefit.
  • $50,000 medical evacuation benefit  (to his or her home country).
  • Medical deductible not to exceed $100 (per  accident or illness).

 

Insurance Companies

Listed below are insurance companies that meet the above requirements, with their websites and phone numbers included:

 

Health History/Immunization Form

Every student entering Coastal   Carolina University  must meet the University's immunization requirements prior to registration.  Please click here for more information.

Proof of health insurance must be presented to the Office of International Programs and Services for confirmation and approval (applies to all insurance  purchases or renewals).

 

Athletes

Beginning the fall semester of 2007, all international student-athletes must purchase insurance through the Coastal Carolina University athletic department.  It is important to purchase this insurance before arriving to the United States.  For more information please contact the Athletic Department at 843-349-2820 or  http://www.goccusports.com/index.html?section=9&page=6 .

 

Helpful Tips

For more helpful tips related to insurance, required forms, and international student-athletes, please contact the Office of International Programs and Services at 843-349-2053, or email internationalprograms@coastal.edu.


Location

251 University Boulevard
Across the street from Baxley Hall
(east side of University Blvd)
click on map below

Mailing Address

Student Health Services
Coastal Carolina University
251 University Boulevard
Conway, South Carolina 29526

Telephone:  843-349-6543
Facsimile:    843-349-6546

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