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A group of new International students make their way off campus to explore during their first days at Augsburg University.

Health Insurance

All international students are required to have adequate health insurance for the duration of their academic program at Augsburg University and every day you are in the United States as an international student. Students must be enrolled in a health insurance plan for their entire stay in the U.S., including school break periods. We encourage all students to carry their health insurance card and be aware of your options if you get sick or in case of emergency.

Preview this presentation about Accessing your Health Insurance in the United States and is geared towards the GeoBlue Insurance.

GeoBlue Health Insurance

Augsburg provides health insurance for F-1 international students through GeoBlue – this is a Blue Cross Blue Shield Network. Find out specific information about the plan on their online portal.  If you have your own coverage of greater coverage, please consult the International Student Advisor. Learn about some of the benefits of your insurance here.

Review the GeoBlue Student Member Guide for 2019-2020  for more information.

Contact GeoBlue

For questions about your medical plan or what you can use your plan for:
Toll free within the U.S. call 1.844.268.2686
Outside the U.S. call +1.610.263.2847

Get the App and your Health Insurance Card

If you are a GeoBlue member, you can download the app or request a card in the following ways:
1. Download the “GeoBlue” App and have constant access to your card on your phone, in addition to many other member services.
2. Register or Log In as a member at, where you can request a card (laminated copy) that can be sent to your Augsburg mail box, or ours (CB #68), or you can print a card. You will need a certificate number – we can provide that information for you.
3. You can call GeoBlue member services and request that they send you a card.