Student Insurance Program
Welcome to the Bowling Green State University
Student Insurance Office
At Bowling Green State University, we
require our students to have health insurance.
The 2017-2018 Online Waiver and Enrollment Process will begin May 25, 2017.
The deadline to complete a Waiver or
Enrollment is August 15, 2017.
- All domestic students taking 8 or more credit hours on main
campus will need to complete the health insurance requirement each
academic year. Correspondence, Online, and Distance Learning
Classes are not considered to be "on main campus" for the
health insurance requirement purpose. Please see the Domestic
Student section of this website for more detailed information.
- If a student currently has adequate health insurance and they do not wish to purchase/enroll into the BGSU/Aetna Student Health Plan, a waiver must be submitted through the student's MyBGSU account before the posted Waiver/Enrollment deadline.
- If a student does not have
other health insurance, they will want to review the Aetna Student
Health Plan details and choose to Enroll into one of the plan
options available within their MyBGSU account before the posted
- All International students are required to
enroll into the BGSU/Aetna Student Health Plan. International
students may qualify for an exemption if they have a U.S.based
policy that is sponsored by their government or have a US employer
based plan. Please see the International Student section of this
website for specific waiver requirements.
BGSU/Aetna Student Health Plan Benefit Information:
BGSU Student Health Insurance is provided by Aetna Student Health.
The most current Student Health Insurance Plan information is available and can be viewed through the Aetna Student Health website by clicking here
Student Insurance Office Hours are as follows:
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.