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Health and Insurance

All international students at Edgewood College are required to be enrolled in a health insurance policy for the duration of their program. The U.S. Healthcare System functions differently than many other countries, so it is important to understand the policy you are enrolled in and how to maximize benefits. We strongly encourage all international students to utilize these resources to better understand the U.S. system and they best ways to navigate it.

Overview of the US Healthcare System for International Students
This short video is an indispensable guide for any international students looking to study in the USA.

Emergency Care
Steps to take if you are experiencing an emergency.

Healthcare Facilities
Explanation of healthcare facilities including Edgewood's Health Center and the differences between Emergency Rooms and Urgent Care.

Health Insurance
Specific Policy Information including: WPS, ISEP Exchange and SACM


What's Happening


October 2 - 3

Fall Break

October 13

Spring 2018 Pre-Departure Orientation Session 1 (PRD308)

October 20

Winter 18 Faculty-Led Program Form Deadline

October 27

Spring 2018 Pre-Departure Orientation Session 2 (PRD 308)

November 3

Faculty-Led Program and Scholarship Application Deadline (China, Scotland, Iceland, Germany, Internship Cohort)
Spring 2018 Semester Form Deadline

November 13 - 17 International Education Week

(week events to be announced)

November 23- 26

Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed- CGE Closed)

December (early)

Summer in Peru Program and Scholarship Application Deadline

December 11- 15

Final Exams

December 22 - January 1

Winter Holiday (College Closed - CGE Closed)