If a student’s health insurance plan meets or exceeds the following University standards, they are eligible to opt out of T-SHIP and use their current plan.
Degree-seeking international students are required to buy the Tulane-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan (T-SHIP). Non-degree J-1 students sponsored by Tulane University must be enrolled in a university-sponsored health insurance plan.
Please note that the following plans do not typically meet standards for adequate insurance:
The Student Health Center is not an approved Medicaid provider; therefore, students with Louisiana Medicaid plans may need to plan ahead and locate healthcare providers outside of the Health Center.