What is covered in the guide:

  • What to do before leaving
  • Visa Information
  • Arrival Information
  • Course Selection
  • Housing Information
  • Housing & Meal Costs
  • International Student Orientation
  • Medical Information (see health insurance info below as well)
  • Important Dates
  • Finances
  • Contact Information
  • Sharing Your Culture
  • International Student Handbook

Download this Guide2015-16 Version

International Health Insurance Waiver Checklist

 If you are a Maryville College student, you will be required to carry medical health insurance for the full duration of your program. Maryville College provides students and dependents with health insurance. J-1 students or dependents sponsored by Maryville College may not opt out of our insurance plan.  F-1 (or other visa-type) students may request a waiver of our international insurance plan be demonstrating enrollment in a private health insurance plan that must meet the following conditions:

  • Medical Benefits of at least $100,000 per accident or illness
  • Repatriation of Remains in the amount of $25,000
  • Expenses associated with the medical evacuation of the exchange visitor to his or her home country in the amount of$50,000
  • A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness
  • A policy underwritten by an insurance carrier with:
    • an A.M. Best rating of ‘‘A-’’ or above;
    • a McGraw Hill Financial/Standard & Poor’s Claims paying Ability rating of ‘‘A-’’ or above;
    • a Weiss Research, Inc. rating of ‘‘B+’’ or above;
    • a Fitch Ratings, Inc. rating of ‘‘A-’’ or above;
    • a Moody’s Investor Services rating of ‘‘A3’’ or above;

Note: Proof of insurance must be provided at the time of enrollment or student will be charged for Maryville College insurance.  If it is not clear that the policy meets our requirements, we reserve the right to deny a waiver.