Aug 17, 2022  
2017-2018 ULM Student Policy Manual 
    
2017-2018 ULM Student Policy Manual [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Insurance Requirements for F-1 and J-1 Exchange Visiting Students, and Residential Life Personal Property Insurance


Health Insurance for F-1 International Students

Health Insurance for F-1 International Students enrolled at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is optional. The Office of International Student Services may recommend third-party insurance when a group insurance is not offered by the university. Registered students may visit ULM Health Clinic for basic family practice services. The ULM Health Clinic waives the doctor’s visit fee, however, students will be responsible for any other additional charge such as immunizations, laboratory services, flu clinics, prescription medicine, etc.


Health Insurance for J-1 Exchange Visiting Students

Health insurance for J-1 Exchange Visiting Students enrolled at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is required. All J-1 Exchange Visiting Students enrolled at the university are required by the United States Department of State (22CFR 62.14) to maintain the following minimum insurance coverage: $ 100,000 for each illness/injury and deductible not to exceed $ 500 per accident or illness; $ 50,000 for medical evacuation from the United States back to your home; and $ 25,000 for repatriation of remains to the home country.


Through the Affordable Care Act, Domestic students may apply for health insurance coverage. For more information on plans and pricing go to https://www.healthcare.gov/.


The Office of International Student Services is located in Sandel Hall, Room 200, Monroe, LA 71209. For more information you may visit, call 318.342.5225 or email international@ulm.edu.


Residential Life Personal Property Insurance 

Residential Life Personal Property Insurance. A voluntary plan of insurance for personal property is available to all students in the residence halls. Information on this program is available in the Residential Life Administration and Facilities Office at University Commons II. The University recommends that students determine if they are covered on their parent’s homeowner’s insurance, and if not, obtain their own personal property insurance. The University of Louisiana at Monroe is not responsible for loss in the Residence Halls due to theft, fire, water, heat, or other causes. The University is not responsible for personal property that is lost, stolen or damaged in or on residence hall properties.