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Information regarding health insurance is available in the Student Health and Wellness Center. Students should carry a copy of current insurance information with them to ALL health care providers. Call 434-395-2102 if you need resource information. See the table to the right for current insurance provider options. When reading the eligibility requirements BE SURE TO UNDERSTAND EACH INSURANCE COMPANY'S DEFINITION FOR ENROLLED STUDENT AS THEY CAN VARY and you need to make sure you choose the correct plan for you.
International Students: Visit the Longwood University Office of International Affairs for information on required health insurance. Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Traveler's Health information.
Medical services in the U.S. are not nationalized. Costs for doctors' services and hospitals may be more expensive than in other countries. Longwood University requires that international students subscribe to a health insurance plan before arriving.
The policy must provide coverage for hospitalization expenses, medical evacuation, and repatriation expenses.
Every full-time undergraduate student must have a Certificate of Immunization on file. This record must include immunizations for measles, mumps, rubella, polio, diphtheria, and tetanus. Meningitis and Hepatitis B immunizations are also required, however, waivers can be signed for Meningitis and Hepatitis B if the student chooses to not receive these immunizations. Students may not be able to register for classes without complying with these immunizations.
Davis Insurance Agency, LLC
Agent: Julia B. Davis
Young Invincibles, a national organization representing the interests of young Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 has developed a web presence to inform young adults about health care coverage options: http://health.younginvincibles.org/.