UCLA Extension

Medical Insurance

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Full time international students (F1 Visa) enrolled in UCLA Extension courses are a required to obtain health insurance for medical care in case of illness or accident. Finding health care in the United States can be expensive and challenging, so UCLA Extension provides medical insurance at rates and terms based on the program in which you are enrolled.

Please locate your program from the list below for specific information about your medical insurance.

Custom Programs

Certficate program students will pay a separate fee for health insurance which must be maintained throughout your time in the U.S., including any post completion training employment. The Preferred Provider Policy (PPO) policy underwritten by Anthem-Blue Cross provides a large pool of physicians from which to choose and access to UCLA’s world class hospitals and clinics on the UCLA campus and in Santa Monica.

Click here to view the policy in detail or go to renstudent.com. Under Find Your School, select UC Los Angeles, then UC Los Angeles-Extension-Blue Cross.

American Language Center (ALC)

Injury and Sickness Insurance is included in the American Language Center’s student services fees. This insurance allows you to visit a hospital or clinic if you need medical attention due to an injury or sickness while studying at the ALC. On the first day of your program, the ALC will give you an insurance identification card and provide more detailed information on your insurance coverage. Permanent residents of the United States will not be eligible for this insurance.

For more information, go to renstudent.com/extension, and select UC Extension-International for the year that you will be enrolled in the program. Brochures are available in a variety of languages.

Certificate Programs

Certficate program students will pay a separate fee for health insurance which must be maintained throughout your time in the U.S., including any post completion training employment. The Preferred Provider Policy (PPO) policy underwritten by Anthem-Blue Cross provides a large pool of physicians from which to choose and access to UCLA’s world class hospitals and clinics on the UCLA campus and in Santa Monica.

Click here to view the policy in detail or go to renstudent.com. Under Find Your School, select UC Los Angeles, then UC Los Angeles-Extension-Blue Cross.

Study Abroad

To enroll in Study Abroad at UCLA, you must have UCLA medical insurance. This insurance allows you to use UCLA medical facilities and services. Insurance fees are listed on the application form and are available through your university or study abroad consultant.

For more information, go to renstudent.com/extension, and select UC Extension-International for the year that you will be enrolled in the program. Brochures are available in a variety of languages.