Annual & Fall 2021 Insurance Waive/Enroll Deadline


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Students must "enroll" or "waive" the BGSU student health insurance option by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Aug. 1. If the deadline is not met, students will be auto-enrolled. Please review the Domestic or International student insurance requirements and follow the appropriate instructions. 

BGSU Student Health Insurance Program

Students are required to be covered by health insurance that provides coverage for medical and mental health in Northwest Ohio while attending BGSU and the University provides student health insurance through United HealthCare Student Resources.

The BGSU student health insurance plan is customized to offer the best coverage to our students at a competitive price. You can find the most recent rates, dates of coverage and more about the plan on the Health Plan Benefits and Cost web page


Domestic & International Student Waive/Enroll Requirements

Domestic students who are taking 8 or more credit hours on main campus will need to be covered by the student health insurance plan or WAIVE the coverage if they are covered by another health insurance plan each academic year. 

All International Students, regardless of credit hours, are required to enroll into the BGSU student health insurance plan, unless they meet one of the few exemptions. 

Please click on the appropriate button below to learn more about your waive/enroll requirement each year:


2021-22 BGSU Student Health Insurance Plan

  • Annual Plan | Covered for 12 months | Aug. 15, 2021-Aug. 14, 2022 | $2,309
  • Fall Semester Only | Covered for 4.5 months | Aug. 15, 2021-Dec. 31, 2021 | $886
  • Spring Semester Only* | Covered for 7.5 months | Jan. 1-Aug. 14, 2021 | $1,423

*Students will not be able to enroll in the spring-only plan until closer to the start of the spring semester.


Questions or need to make an appointment?

Office hours vary at the Student Insurance Office. Please email us at studentins@bgsu.edu or 419-372-7495 if you have questions or would like to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday-Friday.