It is important for students and exchange visitors to understand the concept of immigration status and the consequences of violating that status. Every visa is issued for a particular purpose and for a specific class of visitor. Each visa classification has a set of requirements that the visa holder must follow and maintain. Those who follow the requirements maintain their status and ensure their ability to remain in the United States. Follow the links below for more information on maintaining your status in the US.United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement website.
Health/Medical Insurance RequirementAcquiring and keeping current health/medical insurance is mandatory for all international students while in the US. Proof of coverage must be submitted by the end of the published registration add/drop deadline each semester (two weeks after regular classes begin).
Insurance may be purchased from any company so long as it meets all of the requirements noted above. The providers listed below are frequently chosen by students at UAA and offer plans that meet the stated requirements. There are many options from which to choose to suit a wide variety of preferences and budgets.