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International Student Health Insurance

Student Health Insurance Plan

U.S. federal regulations, and the University of Dallas, require that all F-1  visa holders have health insurance to help cover the expenses of unexpected medical issues while residing in the US.  The university has contracted with Wellfleet (Cigna Network) through Academic Health Plans to provide a policy that complies with federal law.

**PLEASE NOTE: The new carrier for the 2020-2021 school year is Wellfleet**

All F-1 visa holders will be automatically enrolled in the health insurance policy and related charges will be added to the student's account. The annual cost is $1,755. Each student will be billed in 3 installments over the course of the academic year 2020-2021 Academic Year.

Semester Cost Coverage Begins Coverage Ends
Fall 2020 $663 08/15/2020 12/31/2020
Spring 2021 $582 01/01/2021 04/30/2021
Summer 2020 $510 05/01/2021 08/14/2021

 

To review the specific benefits of the UD Wellfleet policy, click HERE.

Waiver Option

All F-1 visa holders are required to enroll in University of Dallas Student Health Insurance Plan unless a waiver is submitted and approved.

Waivers for the Fall 2020 term will be accepted now through September 4, 2020.
**Waivers will not be accepted after that time.**

Criteria to submit a waiver:

  1. Student is sponsored by the government of the student’s home country and is provided through a PPACA compliant plan. If a non-PPACA compliant plan, the sponsoring entity must guarantee payment of all health expenses in writing.
  2. Student is enrolled in individual policy, or a US employer-provided group health plan that is PPACA compliant.

Note – If the health plans above do not include medical evacuation and repatriation, a rider must be purchased providing coverage at equal limits to the UD provided policy.