Penn State Graduate Students Studying Abroad- Part A.3

Medical Insurance: Penn State graduate students studying abroad as an individual on a Penn State sponsored program are covered by United Healthcare Global banket policy. Questions should be directed to the Global Safety Office at

Retaining Full-Time Status:  Penn State graduate students are allowed to remain registered as full-time students at Penn State at a reduced tuition rate if they are enrolled overseas at a non-U.S. institution or engaged in foreign study approved by the Penn State graduate program and constituting progress towards their Penn State degree.

Intellectual Property: Penn State graduate students studying abroad may be subject to the partner institution’s intellectual property policies. Penn State students should be advised not to sign IP agreements that have not been reviewed by Penn State.