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Health Insurance

All international students accepted for study at Fontbonne University are required to carry medical/health insurance by an American insurance company selected by Fontbonne University.  Students are automatically enrolled in the insurance plan upon enrollment at the university.  Policy Information.  Government sponsored students are exempt from enrolling in the requisite insurance program. 

All students participating in intercollegiate athletics must verify to the Athletic Department that they have adequate medical insurance and are in sound physical condition.  A student's physical condition will be determined by the team physician or designee prior to competetition through a physical.  Ongoing observation will be monitored by the coaching staff, athletic training staff, and team physician.  Insurance verification needs to be documented with insurance and by physician's certifications.  The university does not carry primary medical insurance on any student.  Additonally, any student participating in intercollege athletics must complete the necessary paperwork in order to practice or compete.  Further, every student must be declared academically and athletically eligible by standards set by Fontbonne University and/or the NCAA.  

Limited accident and sickness insurance information is available for all other students in the student affairs office on the first floor of Medaille Hall.  The plans are voluntary and optional.  Each student deals directly with the insurance company and no plan is sponsored or specifically endorsed by the university.