Explore your options and understand the requirements.
We strongly recommend that all students have health insurance. Dominican University does not offer one student health insurance plan for domestic students, but we can help you research your options and enroll in a plan. Also, read our health insurance FAQ for answers to common questions about requirements and plans.
Full-Time Domestic Students
If you are currently uninsured, the Wellness Center can help you find affordable individual health insurance through Associated Insurance Plans, Healthcare.gov or Medicaid (for students whose income is less than $16,000 a year). Medicaid is no cost for eligible students.
Remember, you can stay on your parents’ health insurance plan until you turn 26.
Teledoc offers online-only affordable health care including Specialty care, such as Mental Health, Psychiatry, Dental, Vision, Dermatology, and Health visits all on a confidential HIPAA compliant electronic platform.
Enrollment for 6 months at a time costs $75. If you are interested in enrolling go to https://dom.studentbenefitplans.com/, visit the FAQ page for your questions.
International Students with F1 or J1 Visas
The U.S. State Department requires international students on a F1 or J1 visa to have health insurance. The International Health Plan meets this requirement and costs approximately $76 per month. You can enroll by contacting the Wellness Center or Associated Insurance Plans at (800) 452-5772. Please see www.dominicaninsurance.com for more information.
Full-Time DACA or Undocumented Students
The International Health Plan is available to you and costs about $76 per month. You can enroll by contacting the Wellness Center or AIP at (800) 452-5772.
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Dental, Vision, and Behavioral Health
For more information or to enroll, please visit Dominican Student Insurance Plans or contact Benefit Partners Group at (877) 247-8817. If it is outside of our Open Enrollment Period, they may be able to assist with a special enrollment.
Dental and Vision Health
Dominican University students and their families are eligible to enroll in voluntary dental and vision insurance. The coverage includes services for preventative cleanings as well as basic and major services. The DeltaCare plan includes orthodontic coverage. For additional information or to enroll, please visit Dominican Student Insurance Plans.