Medical insurance is required for all F-1 visa
international students at Dallas Baptist University.
Enrollment in the mandatory Dallas Baptist
University plan is automatic at the time of registration,
cost of the policy
will appear on your student account as semester student
The fall insurance premium appears on the fall
semester student account; the premiums for
spring and summer coverage are combined on the spring
semester student account. If summer
is your first semester, a summer charge will be applied to
your student account.
Health coverage is provided through Academic
Health Plans. In addition to health insurance the
student policy covers medical evacuation and
repatriation of remains in case of death. The
complete insurance brochure is available at
Academic Health Plans.
Health insurance purchased from a private company will not be accepted
in lieu of the mandatory
DBU student insurance policy. The insurance advisor will evaluate
previously existing policies on
a case by case basis. Please see the links below for information
about health insurance waivers.
Separate coverage is available for a student's dependents living with the student in the U.S.
is an additional charge for this coverage. Coverage must be purchased from Academic
Plans (not through DBU). If a dependent arrives in the United States after the initial 2
the student may purchase coverage for the dependent after the dependent's arrival.
The plan will
not cover conditions that existed prior to the purchase of coverage
The plan is also available to students who
have graduated and are on Optional Practical Training
(OPT). Students will need to talk to
the Insurance Advisor,
firstname.lastname@example.org, to enroll in the
* Click to
download a waiver request form for the appropriate semester
DBU Intl Waiver Request - Fall
* For more information please
contact the Insurance Advisor,
Temporary Insurance Card
For information concerning Temporary Insurance Cards please contact the Cashiers Office at 214-333-5336 or by email at email@example.com.
Health Care Provider Information
Students are welcome to choose any
doctor or hospital, but not all doctors and hospitals
participate in the plan. Local care
facilities that participate in the plan include:
Local Doctor (gives discounts to DBU students):
Methodist Family Health Centers
Dr. Santone,DO; Dr. Beadle,MD; Dr. Sims,MD
4116 S. Carrier Pkwy., Ste 250,
Grand Prairie, TX 75052 //
CareNow (walk-ins accepted):
Grand Prairie: 3950 S. Carrier Pkwy, phone 972-264-5858
Duncanville: 726 S Cockrell Hill Rd (Hwy 67 & Cockrell Hill),
Charlton Methodist Hospital:
3500 Wheatland Rd (Wheatland Rd & Bolton Boone), 214-947-7777
Methodist Dallas Medical Center:
1441 N. Beckley Avenue Dallas, Texas 75203 Phone: 214- 947-8181
Students who wish to use another facility should check the
site to ensure the facility or doctor
is in the plan.
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