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Health Insurance

All students participating in UT-approved study abroad programs must have international insurance. The policy varies by program type, as noted below:

  • UT Faculty-Directed Programs
    Students pay for the University of Tennessee’s international insurance coverage as part of their program fees.  Students will be enrolled by a CIE staff member and receive information about their coverage via email prior to departure.
  • UT Credit-Bearing Internship, Service–Learning, and Research Programs Students pay for UT’s international insurance coverage as part of their program fees. Students will be enrolled by a CIE staff member and receive information about their coverage via email prior to departure.
  • UT Affiliate Programs
    Students receive insurance coverage through their hosting organization. The purchase of UT’s international insurance program is optional for these students.
  • UT Exchange and Direct Programs
    Students will be enrolled in UT’s international insurance coverage by a CIE staff member and receive information about their coverage via email prior to departure. These students will be billed separately for their insurance charge.
  • ISEP Programs
    Students receive insurance coverage through ISEP. The purchase of UT’s international insurance program is optional for these students.
  • Petition Programs
    Students who successfully petition a nonapproved PAO study abroad program will be enrolled in UT’s international insurance coverage by a CIE staff member and receive information about their coverage via email prior to departure.  These students will be billed separately for their insurance charge.

International Insurance Coverage Details

The University of Tennessee’s international insurance is provided by Cultural Insurance Services International. Policy information is available here.

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