Health Insurance Requirement

Per the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education (SBHE) policy section 505, international students at Minot State University in F-1 or J-1 status are required* to be covered by the health insurance policy that has been designated by the Chancellor of the North Dakota State University System.

United Healthcare is the current official health insurance provider for North Dakota public institutions. The policy is comprehensive and provide excellent benefits. For more information about the insurance policy, visit:

Contact United Healthcare Student Resources
Customer Service: 1-877-433-6667

* Students from Canada and Norway are exempt from this requirement. However, the MSU Office of International Programs strongly encourages students from Canada and Norway enroll in the United Health Care policy because of the excellent benefits offered by the plan. If you are interested in obtaining coverage from a U.S. based insurance provider, contact the Director of International Programs. Canadian students and parents should refer to Canadian private and provincial health insurance providers for more information about their current coverage.