Your Health is Our Priority
At Webster University, the health and safety of our students is a top priority. The information on this page will provide you with useful information on available health services and health insurance requirements for domestic and international students.
Welcome to Student Health Services and Student Health Insurance
Services: Webster University's Student Health Services Department is a nurse-directed clinic staffed by a Registered Nurse. The Registered Nurse provides acute triage for minor illness and injuries and will assist with referral to outside medical treatment as needed. All services are confidential, and treatment is free of charge. An appointment is not required to see the nurse. Contact Student Health Services by calling 314-246-4207 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: 540 Garden Ave. St. Louis, MO 63119 USA (west of the parking garage on the Webster University main campus)
Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Closed on weekends and campus holidays.
Public Safety is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency care. Contact the Webster University Public Safety Office at 314-246-6911.
Transportation for medical treatment outside the Student Health Services Department is not provided by the University.
Required Health Forms, Vaccinations and Student Insurance
Health forms, health insurance documents and vaccination information are completed and submitted to the Student Health Services Department through the electronic patient portal.
- Students access the electronic site through the address webster.medicatconnect.com.
- Students log-in to the Patient Portal using their Connections ID and Password.
- Follow the directions on the portal to complete the requirements.
Health documents must be electronically submitted through the patient portal for review and approval by the Registered Nurse before a new residential student will be allowed to move into University assigned housing. All documents must be translated and submitted in the English language. The Registered Nurse will notify the student by email if documents are incomplete or further information is required.
All new students attending any of the Webster University campus locations in Missouri are required by Missouri law to electronically submit the Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire and Testing Requirements Document.
All resident students at the Webster Groves campus (residing in East, West, Maria, Webster Village Apartments, Glen Park, or Big Bend) are required to provide proof of the following vaccinations:
- COVID-19 (boosters not required).
- MMR vaccination: two doses of the MMR vaccination which is Measles - Mumps - Rubella.
- Meningitis vaccination: has multiple names such as as Menactra, Menveo, MCV4, MPSV4 given at age 16 or later; protects against Meningitis A, C, Y and W-135. If this vaccination was given before age 16 a booster vaccination is required.
FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE HEALTH FORMS AND INSURANCE DOCUMENTS PRIOR TO MOVING INTO HOUSING WILL JEOPARDIZE YOUR HOUSING PLACEMENT AND AN ADMINISTRATIVE "HOLD" WILL BE PLACED ON THE STUDENT'S ACCOUNT. AN ADMINISTRATIVE HOLD WILL RESTRICT THE STUDENT FROM MAKING ANY CHANGES TO THE CURRENT AND FUTURE COURSE SCHEDULES.
International students attending the University with a F-1 or J-1 visa are required to enroll in the Webster University Student Health Insurance Plan (see below).
Webster University is no longer offering health insurance plans to domestic students. There are numerous agencies that can assist students in finding health insurance through the Healthcare Marketplace. Information about the Healthcare Marketplace can be found at www.healthcare.gov.
Residential domestic students living on the Webster Groves campus (residing in East, West, Maria, Webster Village Apartments, Glen Park, or Big Bend) are required to submit proof of current health insurance electronically through email@example.com. Follow the directions on this site to submit the information. *THIS IS AN ANNUAL REQUEST*
All Residential domestic students are responsible to maintain a health insurance plan, check with their current health care provider to verify health insurance coverage and benefits through their health insurance company while attending Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.
All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa attending Webster University in the United States are required to be enrolled in the Webster University Student Health Insurance plan.
Student Health Insurance Plan is through PGH Global International Student Health Insurance. Contact the Student Health Insurance Coordinator for questions or concerns regarding health insurance through firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 314-246-7634. For plan details and benefits contact PGH Global by phone at 267-406-4190 or email at https://www.pghintlstudent.com/school_page/webster-university/home-webster-university/
All international F-1 and J-1 students are required to enroll in this insurance Plan at registration unless proof of a government sponsored plan or Employee sponsored is furnished. Eligible students who do enroll may also insure their eligible Dependents. US Citizens are not eligible for coverage as a student or dependent.
All international student on F-1 and J-1 visas must be enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Program while in the United States. This includes "break" periods.
All international F-1 and J-1 students are required to enroll in the PGH Global Insurance Plan at registration unless proof of a government sponsored plan or Employee sponsored is furnished. If you do not meet the criteria, you cannot waive the insurance plan. Students that are exempt from enrollment in the student health insurance plan must submit electronically a copy of their current health insurance card through email@example.com. Follow the directions on the site.
Eligibility criteria for enrollment in the Webster University Student Health Insurance Plan
All international F-1 and J-1 students are required to enroll in this insurance Plan at registration. Eligible International students who do enroll may also insure their Dependents. Eligible Dependents are the student’s legal spouse and dependent children under 26 years of age. Dependent Eligibility expires concurrently with that of the Insured student.
U.S. citizens are not eligible for coverage as a student or a Dependent.
Students must be actively enrolled in Webster University academic courses to participate in the Student Health Insurance plan.
To access your insurance information:
Click on "Enroll Now-Health Insurance" or if you have already created the account, log into the site.
On the home page under “Student Tools,” you may download your Insurance ID Card, check the overview of your insurance benefits, and locate a medical provider.
*Dental and Eye exams are not covered under this insurance.
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Lashawn King, RN
Registered Nurse, Student Health Services
Lashawn King, RN (she/her) is the assigned Registered Nurse for Webster University's Student Health Services. King received her associate's in Applied Science in Nursing from Saint Louis Community College at Forest Park in Saint Louis, MO. King has a Compact Nursing License that allows her the flexibility to work in 37 states. She has over 20 years of nursing experience in multiple nursing specialties including medical-surgical, OR, oncology, public nursing and school nursing.
King loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling, watching movies and helping others.
Yolanda Bogan, MHRD, BHRM
Coordinator, Student Health Services and Counseling/Life Development
Yolanda Bogan, MHRD, BHRM (she/her) is the Student Health Services and Counseling/Life Development Coordinator for Webster University. Bogan received her BA in Human Resource Management at Lindenwood University and her master’s in Human Resource Development right here at Webster University. With over 15 years of insurance and managed care experience, Bogan has become an advocate for individuals to receive the best care possible.
In her spare time, Bogan enjoys traveling and being with family and friends.
Webster University is committed to helping our students through unexpected financial hardships. Emergency aid, including loans, grants, tuition adjustments/waivers, food assistance, and funds for textbooks and technology, is available to students enrolled at campuses in the St. Louis metropolitan area.