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Health Insurance for International Students

Health care in the United States is expensive and the individual is responsible for paying the medical costs. The government does not pay for it. Having health insurance protects the individual by helping pay the medical expenses if he/she should become ill or be involved in an accident. For these reasons, all international students studying in North Dakota are required by the North Dakota University System (NDUS) to purchase the North Dakota state-mandated health insurance policy.


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NEW: Updates on the new insurance plan through UnitedHealthcare StudentResources (UHCSR), starting January 1, 2014

International Students will be automatically enrolled by the NDSU Office of International Programs. Students will receive an email from UnitedHealthcare when their ID card is ready to be downloaded.

NDUS International Student Policy Flyer

Global Emergency Services - FrontierMEDEX

UHCSR Prescription Drug List

Collegiate Assistance Flyer

Frequently Asked Questions

"My Account" Message Center - instructions

"My Account" document notifications

Contact UnitedHealthcare
Customer Service: 1-877-433-6667

Please note the plan utilizes the "UHC Options PPO" network. Click here for an excel list of in-network providers by city in North Dakota.

Waiver Forms

  • Fall 2014 Waiver Information
    • Please click here for more information on waivers.
  • Insurance Waivers for U.S. Permanent Resident (greencard) holders or US Citizens:  Please drop off a copy of your Permanent Resident Card or U.S. Passport at the OIP in Memorial Union 116 and the future charge on your account will be removed. 

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Office of International Student and Study Abroad Services
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7895 - Fax: +1 (701) 231-1014
Campus address: Memorial Union 116
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Administration Ave / Memorial Union 116, Fargo, ND  58102
Page manager: International Student and Study Abroad Services

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 11:46:54 AM