Lafene Health Center is K-State's cost-effective student health and wellness facility where student are served by a staff of highly credentialed healthcare professionals. conveniently located on campus, Lafene Health Center is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. The center offers a wide range of acute and preventative services, including:
Acute illness or injury treatment
Rehab and physical therapy
Travel immunization consultations
Students should bring records for any vaccinations that they have received. Also bring copies of any medical records, if you think you may need treatment for a condition while you are in the U.S.
Health insurance coverage is mandatory for all international students. You will be automatically enrolled in health insurance covered offered by the university. The health insurance plan fees are automatically included in your K-State tuition bills, so you will not be required to make separate payment arrangements. Read more about the mandatory health insurance. If you have further questions, please contact International Student and Scholar Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +1-785-532-6448.
Students can still choose a different insurance plan that is not offered through the university. However, a plan's coverage must meet (or exceed) specific minimum requirements. Students who choose to enroll in a different insurance plan must complete and submit the Student Health Insurance Waiver at the beginning of each semester. Once a waiver request is submitted and approved, the insurance charge will be removed from the tuition bill.
All international students are required to undergo Tuberculosis (TB) screening, and may need vaccination, prior to enrolling for classes. You will receive health information along TB screening information during International Student Orientation.
You are required to show proof of a current MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccine before enrollment at Kansas State University. Students should show proof of vaccinations received in their home country, translated into English. If a student has not received the MMR vaccination before arrival, it will be available at the Lafene Student Health Center during the first semester.
If you will be living in the residence halls, you may need the Meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine. You can receive the vaccination from the Lafene Student Health Center when you come to campus, or you will need to sign a waiver if you choose not to receive the vaccine.