HOW TO APPLY
The United States Government has certain requirements for all persons applying for a non-immigrant visa (e.g., student visas) to enter the United States. These include certain financial qualifications such as being able to meet all personal financial liabilities while in the United States and not becoming a "public charge" while in the United States. Consequently, Texas Tech University requires that all non-immigrant students have health insurance coverage as a condition of enrollment. This helps assure that non-immigrant students with United States Government financial responsibility requirements.
Texas Tech University will require non-immigrant students to maintain the health, evacuation, and repatriation insurance offered through the university. This policy will apply to all persons enrolled in one credit hour or more at Texas Tech University who have been granted a non-immigrant status in the United States by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Students will purchase student health insurance (including evacuation and repatriation coverage) through Texas Tech University.