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The University of West Florida requires that all UWF students and programs going abroad have insurance coverage. The details of this policy are available at the UWF Study Abroad Policy. This page explains how to get the required University of West Florida insurance for a study abroad program. For help with the process, please contact International Programs at


Study Abroad Insurance Hold 

If you are approved for a study abroad program, a registration hold is added to your account. This hold is lifted as soon as you provide proof of insurance following the instructions below. If you believe the hold is in error, you can contact International Programs at (850)474-2479 or 

Study Abroad Health Insurance Options 

Students studying abroad have two options for health insurance coverage: 

  1. Purchase the recommended University of West Florida Study Abroad Insurance Plan at

  2. Use a different policy and complete the insurance waiver at