Health Services for all International Students

All first year and transfer students must complete the following pre-entrance health requirements by the dates listed below.  Failure to complete the requirements will result in possible housing interruption and registration holds.

Due Date

  • Fall entering: July 15th
  • Spring entering: January 15th 


All international students are required to have appropriate health insurance coverage. If you seek to waive the plan offered by Rider University, you must provide a comparable health insurance plan. The plans must be submitted to the Center for International Education for review with the International Student Health Insurance Waiver form. The following levels of coverage are deemed appropriate:

  • Accident/sickness unlimited
  • $50,000 medical evacuation
  • $25,000 repatriation