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Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI) Student Insurance

All students participating in a Learning Abroad program are required to have international medical and emergency insurance.

UH has partnered with CISI to offer the most cost-effective and robust international insurance package available to our students and faculty leaders.

Self Enrollment

If you do not follow the instructions below and use the following link, you may end up purchasing the wrong policy. 

Self enroll online by clicking this direct link: 

This Link will allow you to purchase the international customized group insurance plan designed specifically for University of Houston. 

Once successfully enrolled, you will receive an email from 'CISI Enrollments' containing your:

  • Participant ID Card
  • Consulate Letter
  • Brochure
  • Claim Form 
  • Information on how to create a myCISI login 
  • myCISI Student App (this app is for all participants, not just students)
  • Along with other helpful insurance information

CISI Coverage Information

Review the CISI Policy Brochure outlining designed specifically for University of Houston Learning Abroad Programs.

CISI insurance coverage is available to students as well as faculty, staff, and guests leading or participating in UH programs abroad. 

For more information on CISI, visit their website at 


Weekly $11.10
Monthly $44.22

Once you have successfully enrolled, upload a copy of your confirmation letter to your online Learning Abroad registration to show proof of insurance for your program abroad. 

Claims Abroad


CISI Claims, 1 High Ridge Park, Stamford, CT 06905

(800) 303-8120, (203) 399-5130


AXA Assistance Team supports CISI as their emergency assistance company that is available to aid in evacuations and other support as needed from the point of issue. See their AXA Assistance document for more details. 

AXA Assistance (Team Assist)

(855) 327-1411  (calling toll-free from within the US)

(312) 935-1703  (calling from outside of the US, collect calls accepted)