SAMs For Interim Approval for the 4th Quarter, Fiscal Year 2017

The following SAMs have been submitted for Interim approval for Quarter 4, Fiscal Year 2017.  To review the proposed changes, please select each policy name to view the linked document.


The column titled "Proposed Changes" briefly explains the updates that have been submitted for Interim approval.

SAM Number and Name Proposed Changes
SAM 05.A.02 - F and J International Student Health Insurance Requirements (Interim) This SAM will be submitted for Interim approval and will be part of the
Quarter 3, FY 2018 review cycle to remove the Interim designation.

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that all international students with an "F" or "J" visa status are enrolled in the UHS-endorsed Student Health Insurance Plan or are enrolled in coverage that meets or exceeds the requirements of this policy. International students with "F" or "J" visa status are required to be covered under the UHS Student Health Insurance Plan or have equivalent health insurance coverage, regardless of the number of credit hours taken.


*Please note that the policies contained in this section are Interim policies and are only official for a finite period of time.  The changes have been submitted to University Policies and Procedures and are currently in the Interim approval process.  To view official System Administrative Memoranda, go to
http://www.uh.edu/af/universityservices/policies/sam/index.htm.





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Peggy Levy
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