Health Insurance

Participants in Duke Summer Session are required to have health insurance that is written by a company in the U.S. Short-term health insurance is offered by many U.S. companies such as USI Affinity Travel Services (

Short-term health insurance is necessary to pay for any medical attention you may need. Please remember that, while “Travel Insurance” may assist you with travel costs in the event of an emergency, many policies do not cover medical bills.

You will be required to submit proof of U.S.-based health insurance after admission to Duke Summer Session.