Health Insurance

Saint Mary’s expects that all students attending classes on the Winona Campus will carry health insurance and provide a copy of their insurance card to Student Health Services.

For Domestic Students

If you are covered under a health insurance policy through your parent(s) or guardian(s), please confirm that coverage will continue while you are at Saint Mary’s. Please also confirm that services obtained in Winona will be covered by your health insurance plan.

Saint Mary’s does not offer a student health insurance plan. If you need insurance, you may find it beneficial to check with an independent insurance agent who can assist you in finding coverage to meet your needs. You may also want to consult various websites geared toward student health plans. While the university does not endorse any specific plan, the following sites may be of assistance to you in reviewing various options:

http://www.estudentinsurance.com
http://www.ehealthinsurance.com
http://www.healthinsurance.org
http://www.collegiaterisk.com

For International Students

Please be aware that in the United States, any health bills you incur are your responsibility. Saint Mary’s expects that all international students will carry health insurance that covers care in the United States.

Saint Mary’s does not offer a student health insurance plan. If you are working with an international recruiting agent, you may wish to discuss what options he or she recommends. You may also want to consult various websites geared toward student health insurance plans in the United States.  

While the university does not endorse any specific plan, the following sites may be of assistance to you in reviewing various options:

www.istudentinsurance.com
www.isoa.org
 
Please be sure that this insurance will cover care for minor illnesses as well as more extensive conditions.

For Athletes

The NCAA requires all student-athletes to have a minimum of $90,000 of healthcare coverage that specifically covers athletic injuries. You must be able to provide proof of this insurance prior to practicing in your sport.