COVID-19 Safety Information


Prior to departure, all students studying on a SUNY Cortland study abroad program are automatically enrolled in a United Health Care Insurance policy. Prior to departure, you will receive an email from United Health Care ( with login information. This will be sent to your email address. All accepted students from non-Cortland institutions will receive a email address, which you are required to check regularly for important information.

The United Health Care policy covers accident and illness and will be active for the official dates of your study abroad program. It is required that you are enrolled in the United Health Care policy for the official dates of your program. If you depart early for abroad or return late from abroad, you have the option to contact to have the dates of your policy extended to cover the entirety of your time abroad.

If you are a SUNY Cortland student participating on a non-Cortland study abroad program, health insurance is managed by the campus or program administering your study abroad. Please contact the study abroad advisor at your administrating campus or program for insurance details. It may be required for you to opt-in to an international insurance policy.

Important Insurance Documents: