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International Students

Welcome to Boynton Health Service

Boynton Health Service is the University of Minnesota's on-campus medical clinic. Our mission is to create a healthy community by working with students, faculty, and staff to achieve physical, emotional, and social well being. In doing so, Boynton offers a wide variety of services including preventative health care, urgent care, dental care, vision care, mental wellness, and more

If you are ever not feeling well, come to Boynton—we believe that good health is essential for long-term academic, occupational, and personal success. We are here to help you feel better.

Checklist for incoming international students

What to do before you arrive on campus.

1. Immunization requirements:


2. Transfer your medical records and prescriptions to your new location, if necessary.

3. Be sure to sign up for student insurance when you register for classes.

Note: all students in AHC programs have specific immunization requirements.

Student Health Benefit Plan

Student Insurance: The University of Minnesota requires all international students, visiting scholars, and accompanying dependents to purchase the University's insurance—the Student Health Benefit Plan (SHBP).

If you have additional questions about the SHBP, please visit the Office of Student Health Benefit's website.

Do you have questions about medical requirements and immunizations?

Read the most frequently asked questions from international students about medical requirements and immunizations. Get answers to general medical questions, and mental health information.

Do you have questions about health insurance or health care providers?

Read the most frequently asked questions from international students about health insurance.

Doctor, nurse practitioner, physician assistant—not sure what they do? Read about the different types of health care providers you'll find at Boynton.

Welcome to Boynton Videos

Learn what a typical doctor's visit at Boynton is like by watching this video featuring Dr. Charles Kim, a physician at Boynton Health Service.

Learn what a typical doctor's visit at Boynton is like by watching this video featuring Mandy Bai, Assistant Director University of Minnesota China Center.