Student Insurance Program
Welcome to the Bowling Green State University
Student Insurance Office!
If you have the Student Insurance
Requirement on your MyBGSU "To Do" List, be certain to
waive out of or enroll into the BGSU/Aetna Student Health Plan through
your MyBGSU account by January 31. The online waiver and enrollment
system will close February 1.
Health Insurance at Bowling Green State University is a requirement for all domestic students taking 8 or more credit hours on main campus.
- Note: Correspondence, Online, and Distance Learning Classes are not considered to be on main campus.
- Students will see
the Health Insurance Requirement on their "To Do" List
through MyBGSU 24-48 hours after registering for 8 or more credit
hours on main campus.
- If you already have adequate health insurance and do not wish to enroll into the BGSU/Aetna Student Health Plan, you must submit a waiver through your MyBGSU account before the posted Waiver/Enrollment deadline.
you do not have other health insurance, review the Aetna Student
Health Plan details and Enroll into one of the plan options through
your MyBGSU account.
- All International students are
required to enroll into the BGSU/Aetna Student Health Plan.
International students may qualify for an exemption if they are
sponsored by their government or have a US employer based plan.
Please see the International Students page for specific waiver
About our Student Health Plan:
BGSU Student Health Insurance is provided by Aetna Student Health. Detailed information about student health insurance plan benefits is available and can be viewed through the Aetna Student Health website here
Student Insurance Office Hours are as follows:
- Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Closed Holidays
The Mission of the Bowling Green State University Student Insurance Office is to support and empower students in an inclusive environment to become knowledgeable health care consumers, assist them as they navigate through the health insurance process while achieving their academic goals, and provide a student insurance product at the highest possible benefit level and lowest possible cost.