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University of New Hampshire Global Student Success Program

Health coverage

Health and Immunization

Two health forms are provided with your I-20 packet. These forms need to be completed before coming to the USA. Please contact us if you have any questions about the following required documents:

Both forms are to be completed by a Physician/Doctor, and translated into English.

Mandatory Vaccines

There are a few vaccines that are required prior to your arrival in the United States. These include:

  • MMR –Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) REQUIRES two (2) immunization shots. Please include these dates on the immunization form. Immunization shots must be administered at least 30 days apart from one another.

  • TST (Tuberculin Skin Test) is REQUIRED and must include the Date Administered and the Date Read.

Medical Insurance

All international students at UNH are required to purchase the universities health insurance. Students in the United States are not permitted to attend a University without health insurance! The medical insurance provides financial protection in the event of serious illness or accident. The coverage provides medical protection in all 50 U.S states, so if you travel during your studies you will still be covered.

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