Eligibility Requirements

The Student Health Insurance Open Enrollment opportunity for the 2018 Spring/Summer semester is available now.  
The Dealdine to Enroll or Waive for Spring/Summer 2018 is January 1, 2018.
This deadline does not apply to students that are not registered for classes prior the January 1, 2018  date.  
 
  • Domestic Students taking 5, 6 or 7 credit hours on main campus are eligible to enroll into the Student Health Plan, but will need to contact the Student Insurance Office and complete the appropriate enrollment confirmation form.
  • In certain situations, Graduate Students taking less than 5 credit hours may be eligible to be enrolled into the Student Health Plan. Please contact our office for specific requirements.
  • Correspondence, Online and Distance Learning classes do not meet eligibility criteria.  
  • Eligible students who are enrolled into the Student Health Plan may also insure their Dependents.  Eligible Dependents are the student's legal spouse or domestic partner and dependent children until the age of 26. 
  • Eligible Dependents will enroll into and pay for the health plan directly through Aetna by going to the Aetna Student Health Insurance website www.aetnastudenthealth.com
  •  Contact the Student Insurance Office for details about dependent enrollment. 
  • Domestic students enrolled in 8 or more credit hours on main campus will be automatically enrolled into the Student Health Plan, after the posted deadline, unless a valid waiver has been submitted.
  • If a student experiences an involuntary loss of health coverage, they are eligible to enroll into the BGSU Student Health Plan at a pro-rated amount. The premium price will be pro-rated from the date coverage is lost.  All applications for this type of enrollment must be submitted within 30 days of loss of coverage.   The pro-rated premium amount will be paid directly to Aetna.  Credit card and check payments are accepted.