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Mandatory Insurance

Mandatory Insurance for J-1 Scholars

All J-1 Exchange Visitors and their J-2 dependents are required to maintain qualified health insurance coverage for the entire duration of their stay in the U.S.

Santa Clara University requires that our J participants purchase the Gallagher International Students and Scholars Insurance - Silver Plan. It is mandatory that all SCU sponsored J participants and their J-2 dependents purchase this insurance. This plan meets all U.S. government, University and Affordable Care Act requirements. There is no waiver or appeal.

Once your immigration sponsorship documents have been issued, you will be contacted by the Global Engagement Office with more information on how to enroll in this required insurance plan.

It is the personal responsibility of all J participants to ensure they are in compliance with state, federal and University rules regarding insurance coverage.