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Student Health Insurance

Minnesota State system (MinnState) does not offer health insurance coverage for domestic students.

The Affordable Care Act requires everyone to have health insurance or be subject to penalties.  There are several options available to students, including coverage under a parent's policy until age 26 or by purchasing coverage through the Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange (MNsure).  Students may enroll or seek additional information at  Students from states other than Minnesota should explore options within their state of permanent residence.

International Students

Minnesota State will continue to offer student health insurance to international students according to Board Policy 3.4.1 part 3, subpart B.2.  To access your online account or statement of benefits, click here.

All international students, scholars, faculty, and visitors engaged in educational activities (or on medical leave approved by the Department of Homeland Security) are required to enroll in the plan except for those whose sponsoring government or agency certifies in writing that coverage is in effect under a plan provided by the sponsoring government or agency.   F and J visa International students and scholars on Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Academic Training are eligible to participate in the plan on a voluntary basis. Eligible Dependents of the aforementioned groups can participate in the plan on a voluntary basis.

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