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International Health Insurance

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All study abroad participants should be covered by a comprehensive international health insurance plan while abroad. Students participating in a Fordham-run semester program (Fordham in London, Fordham in Granada, and Ubuntu in S Africa) or one of Fordham's short-term undergraduate programs sponsored by the International and Study Abroad Programs Office are automatically enrolled in a comprehensive plan for their time abroad through Gallagher and Co.


If you are not participating in one of the programs mentioned above or are a Fordham faculty member, staff member, or student traveling abroad for another purpose, you can purchase an international health insurance plan through

Once you are enrolled in a plan with INext, you will receive an email with information regarding your health insurance card and how to access your insurance benefits.

For details on plan coverage, please review the Inext Policy Brochure.

For Instructions on how to access your health insurance benefit, please review the brochure.

If you are unsure whether or not your program includes health insurance coverage, please contact the Office of International and Study Abroad Programs.

In an emergency, please contact Fordham's Office of Public Safety at 718-817-2222.