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Work Abroad in China at One of Four Locations!

Canadian Institute of Business and Technology (CIBT) Education Group is pleased to announce the following Work/Study Abroad Program for upper-division undergraduate students at BSU or recent graduates from Bemidji State University.  CIBT will provide at least 5 positions for BSU students each Chinese educational term (Feb-July; Aug-January) at 4 locations in China.  This is a competitive application process and applicants will be screened and hired by CIBT as they would for any corporate position.

This is an opportunity for all BSU students to complete an International experience! For more information, contact David An at The deadline for spring semester is December 16 and May 1 for fall.

For more detailed information, please see the following document: Cooperative Education work abroad in China

MBA is On It's Way - Fall 2014!

Bemidji State University has worked to create an online MBA, which has been approved is expected to be launched Spring 2014.  Students should be able to register for the program Fall 2014. Continue to watch our website for updates.


Mandatory Health Insurance Information

Health Insurance coverage is now required for all students enrolled in six or more credits taking on-campus classes at Bemidji State University. This includes graduate students completing course work on campus. Please go to the portal and enter the name of your insurance carrier.   
If you do not indicate insurance coverage, the fee for the United Healthcare Student Resources will be placed on your statement.  Coverage will go into effect when the fee is paid in full.  For more information about the plan, see, click on “Find My Schools Plan” link and follow the online instructions or call 888-251-6243.  For questions or to enroll in the plan, contact the Student Center for Health & Counseling (SCHC) Insurance Office at 218-755-4013, or go to:

By requiring students to have health plan coverage, the University ensures all students have access to medical and mental health care and can maintain good health, which is essential for academic success.

The following insurance companies are on the list of those that can be billed through the SCHC:  BCBS, Medica, Preferred One, Health Partners, United Healthcare StudentResources, Prime West, UCare and MN Care.  Any charges not covered by insurance will be the responsibility of the student incurring the charge.


Billing for Counseling Services

Beginning August 2011, the Student Center for Health and Counseling
(SCHC) will begin billing for services provided including counseling and
mental health services. While charges for health services have been
billed for the over 25 years, counseling has not been billed.

Students will be required to carry health insurance.  The following
insurance companies are on the list of those that can be billed through
the SCHC: BCBS, Medica, Preferred One, Health Partners, Student
Resources/Student Insurance, Prime West, UCare, and MNCare. Any charges
not covered by insurance will be the responsibility of the student
incurring the charge. There is also an optional plan available through
the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities called Student
Resources/Student Insurance. Information about this optional policy is
available at the SCHC or accessed on line at The intent
of the required coverage policy is to allow the students to continue to
have affordable health care.  Students can sign up for the MNSCU plan by
completing a form available at the SCHC or the Cashiers office and
paying the fee at the cashier’s office.

Also new this year, first year students will complete the required
Responsible Men Responsible Women program through D2L.  Faculty academic
advisors please note, students who have not completed the online RMRW
program by October 1, 2011, will have a registration hold that will
prevent them from registering for Spring semester classes.   For
questions about RMRW contact Jay Passa. 

If you can questions, contact the SCHC at: