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Health & Wellness

The following information is provided as a resource regarding Arizona State University (ASU) policies and resources available to all students to maintain their health and wellness. Please read the following carefully.

Required Immunization

All ASU students are required to provide proof of receipt of the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) immunization in order to register for classes. International students should complete the MMR immunization requirements soon after being admitted to ASU and before coming to the U.S. in order to not delay the course registration process. Learn more about the MMR immunization requirements.

Mandatory Health Insurance

International exchange students are automatically enrolled in the ASU Student Health Insurance plan, which is mandatory for ALL international students. The fee cannot be waived. This cost of the insurance will be charged to a student’s ASU student account and can be paid through the MyASU “Finances” Tab. The plan provides several health resources but does not cover the cost of dental services or personal property. Please note that the ASU Student Health Insurance coverage dates include a 4-week pre-arrival fee, even if you are not in the U.S. The insurance can be used in all 50 U.S. states. Read more about what is covered under this insurance at the Arizona State University student health insurance plan website.

Approximate Dates of Insurance Coverage

Term of Study
Approximate Start Date
Approximate End Date

Fall 2018

July 18, 2018

January 2, 2019

Academic Year 2018-2019

July 18, 2018

August 15, 2019

Spring 2019

December 1, 2018

August 15, 2019

Calendar Year 2019

December 1, 2018

January 2, 2020

The Use of 911

911 is an emergency telephone number ONLY. If you or anyone else are involved in a life and death situation (the victim of a crime, automobile accident, severe illness, etc.) do not hesitate to dial "911" on the nearest telephone. DO NOT ABUSE THIS SERVICE! You may be fined for using this number to simply find out general information about emergency services.

ASU Health and Wellness Resources

Health Services
ASU Health Services provides several health and wellness resources for students, including acupuncture, allergy clinic, chiropractic care, dermatology, gynecology, immunizations, laboratory, massage therapy, nutritional counseling, orthopedics, pharmacy, primary doctor care, x-rays, and more.

If ASU Health Services is closed, a health service clinician is available to ASU Students for medical advice. To access this service please call 800.293.5775. Other service locations and hours can be found here.
 
Student Wellness
A student’s wellness is very important to their success. ASU promotes balanced and healthy lifestyles through various wellness resources, activities, and information. View a list of ASU health and wellness resources.
 
Counseling Services
ASU provides counseling services to support international students through various challenges by addressing academic and personal concerns in an environment that is new and unfamiliar.

ASU is Tobacco and Alcohol Free

The use of tobacco and alcohol are prohibited on all ASU property, facilities, grounds, parking structures, and outdoor areas. ASU recognizes that tobacco and alcohol are public health hazards and promotes a more healthy, comfortable and productive environment by being tobacco- and alcohol-free. Learn more about ASU’s tobacco-free policy and resources.

Accessibility and Disability Resources

The ASU Disability Resource Center provides services and resources for students with a physical or mental impairment to help students with their success at ASU. U.S. law provides rights and protection designed to remove barriers which prevent persons with disabilities from accessing the same educational and employment opportunities as persons without disabilities. Advanced notification of accessibility needs is required in order to arrange services and resources. Please notify an SAO International Coordinator regarding accessibility needs.