Waiver Requirements & Instructions for F1 Students

To waive the St. Thomas-sponsored health insurance plan your alternative policy must:

  • Be compliant with the Affordable Care Act
  • Be a U.S.-based insurance company with a U.S. claim address
  • Have active coverage through May 31, 2024
  • Provide Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Coverage, which provides for medically necessary evacuation to a medical facility and medically equipped flights to return home. In the event of death, it covers the costs associated with returning the student's body to their home country.

The deadline to request a waiver for the Spring Semester is February 28, 2024.

Contact the Center for Well-Being Health Insurance Office

For questions regarding the Health Insurance Plan or enrollment process, please contact us at (651) 962-6752 or stuhealthins@stthomas.edu.

Steps to Waive

  1. Go to https://studentcenter.uhcsr.com/stthomas
  2. Select Waive Coverage
  3. Enter your St. Thomas ID and Date of Birth to log in
  4. Complete the Waiver:
    1. Review Student Information
    2. Answer Waiver Questions
    3. Enter Your Insurance Information
    4. Sign and Submit

Watch the How to Waive Coverage video.