Step 2 - Submit Health Information

Required Valpo Health Form:  

International Student Health Form

Make sure you fill out the Valparaiso University Health Form, paying particular attention to the section on required immunizations, and return it as soon as possible. If you are not in compliance with the immunization regulations, you must obtain the immunizations at your own expense at Valparaiso University before you can register for classes.

Valparaiso’s International Student Health Insurance:

At Valparaiso, according to the new national healthcare law, you are legally required to have health insurance while studying in the United States. Your insurance must also meet the University's requirements.

New students for Fall 2014 must submit proof of insurance coverage by Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 the first day of orientation, or before that day by email, sending your coverage to joseph.frake@valpo.edu .

Please see below our insurance requirements.
  • Medical benefits of at least $500,000 aggregate medical maximum per policy lifetime..
  • Repatriation of remains in the amount of $7,500.
  • Expenses associated with medical evacuation of the exchange visitor to his or her home country in the amount of $10,000.
  • A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness. 

If you have medical coverage from your country or sponsor, then you must show VU proof of that coverage.

If  proof of your coverage before or on August 20th, the first day of orientation, VU will automatically sign you up for Valparaiso University's insurance. If you want this insurance, please advise us. It will cost you approximately $1,476 for a year of insurance until August 2015.

 

 

For more information visit Valparaiso University health center's website and check out the International Students Health Brochure.