F-1: Health Insurance Information

Purdue University requires all international students and family members, including F-1 and F-2 dependents, to carry health insurance.  All international students are required to purchase the Purdue University Student Health Insurance plan as a condition of their enrollment. Individual and private insurance plans DO NOT qualify for a waiver. The following website provides useful information concerning purchasing Purdue's health insurance plan and links to other sites or necessary forms : 

Purdue University Student Health Center Insurance information  -



Proof of insurance must be received in a timely manner.  There are consequences for those that do not meet the stated deadline.  These include late fees, a hold on your account to prevent registration and/or unavailability of transcript, and possible cancellation of classes resulting in violation of your visa status.

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