International students in F-1 or J-1 status are required to have comprehensive health insurance for the duration of their academic program at TCC.  This is a mandatory requirement that cannot be waived.

Students must submit proof of insurance to the Office of International Student Services.

International students may purchase TCC's recommended health insurance plan through Insurance for Students. This approved plan is especially priced for TCC students.


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If student decides to purchase health insurance through a private company or bring insurance from his/her home country, the coverage must meet the following minimum requirements.

  • Minimum medical benefits of at least $100,000, per accident or sickness
  • Minimum repatration expense benefit of $25,000
  • Minimum medical evacuation benefit of $50,000
  • A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness
  • Co-payment of medical expenses of no more than 25%