University of Alabama at Birmingham
HEALTH CARE POLICY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS
May 1, 2000
(Replaces policy dated February 12, 1997)[Edited October 12, 2011, to reflect changes in organizational structure]
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that international students and scholars have appropriate health-care opportunities and health insurance coverage while they are enrolled as UAB students or are participating in UAB activities.
Students/Scholars Covered by this Policy
For purposes of this policy, the following definitions apply:
“Transient international students” are defined as international students who are in the United States under the authorization of another institution or organization but who are taking coursework at UAB.
“Temporary international students” are defined as international students who are taking less than a full-time course of study at UAB and who are not pursuing an official UAB degree or certificate.
“Adequate health insurance” is defined as follows:
The Vice Provost for Administration and Quality Improvement is responsible for procedures to implement this policy.