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Health Insurance

For International Students

UCI Division of Continuing Education international students are required to have health insurance. Students are automatically enrolled in UCI DCE’s medical plan and billed the quarterly health insurance fee, unless students submit a waiver to opt out of the plan.

If you have any questions or concerns about health insurance for you or your dependents, email

For a detailed description of insurance coverage including the brochure, plan summary, ID card, and claim procedures, follow the below directions.

  1. Go to Relation Insurance
  2. Select Your School: University of California Irvine
  3. Select Your Plan: “UC Extension International Programs Health Insurance Plan”

Insurance ID Card

Register online to download your ID card from Anthem or obtain a digital ID card through the Sydney Health Mobile App. For help, contact Anthem at (800) 888-2108.

Getting Care

Go to the UCI Student Health Center when possible. Please be sure to pay your bills in full at the UCI Student Health Center and keep your receipts to submit a claim for reimbursement. If you need to access care away from campus, visit Anthem: Find Care or call (800) 888-2108 to find an Anthem Blue Cross PPO provider.


If you are required to pay for services up front, you can get reimbursed by submitting a claim on the Sydney Health Mobile App. Complete the claim information with your proof of payment and itemized receipt. For help, contact

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