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Study Abroad Insurance

Do not waive out of or remove your stateside insurance! You are automatically enrolled in insurance coverage once you commit to a study abroad program.

The University of Illinois International Travel Health Insurance Program provides worldwide coverage of eligible medical expenses at 100% with a $0 deductible up to a maximum of $500,000 per Accident or Sickness, including Emergency Medical Evacuation and Repatriation of Remains services, and a $10,000 Guarantee of Payment benefit. Coverage is subject to the terms and conditions of the Policy. AXA Assistance is the travel assistance provider. AXA can be reached directly by calling toll free 1-855-327-1414 or by email:

The policy is underwritten by ACE American Insurance Company and is serviced by Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk. All claims and benefit questions should be directed to Health Special Risk, Inc., HSR Plaza 4100 Medical Parkway in Carrollton, Texas 75007. Phone: 1-972-512-5600 or 1-866-523-3183. Email:

If you have any questions regarding eligibility or benefits, please contact Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk’s Customer Service Department at 800-457-5599 or by email at