At Bowling Green State University, we require our students to have health insurance.
The online enrollment system is currently available for all international students registered for one or more credit hours. Be sure to complete your health insurance enrollment as soon as possible so that your coverage will be in effect on the August 1, 2017 begin date.
The deadline to complete the health insurance requirement is August 15, 2017, with an exception for students that are not registered for classes by August 15, 2017.
Newly arriving International students must complete the health insurance requirement and health screening requirement at their scheduled time during New Student Orientation and prior to the first week of classes.
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
If you have questions, please contact us at email@example.com Be sure
to include your BGSU student ID number in your correspondence.
All International Students, regardless of credit hours, are required
by the University to enroll into the BGSU/Aetna Student Health plan,
with the exception of those with approved coverage provided by their
government embassy, or approved coverage provided by a U.S. based
employer. Students who have coverage through approved policies will
need to contact the Student Insurance Office, and submit their health
insurance card, their student ID and health insurance policy
information in order to complete a waiver.
International Students that are registered for Fall 2017 classes
have access to the online enrollment process through their MyBGSU
account. Follow the instructions below to complete your enrollment
prior to the deadline of August 15,2017.
- Log onto your MyBGSU
- Click on the Student tab on the upper right hand side
- Select Financials within
the drop down menu
- The Student Insurance Requirment
link is located under the Financials tab on the left side of the
- Read and follow steps to enroll
- Once successfully completed, you will receive a confirmation page. Print this for your records.
- Please email us if you
have questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Be sure to include your BGSU student ID number when corresponding with our office.
The Aetna Student Health insurance plan is customized to offer the
best coverage to our students at a fair price. For more information
regarding the plan details and benefits please go to Aetna Student Health
(type in BGSU as your school)
Newly arriving International students must complete the health
insurance requirement and health screening requirement at their
scheduled New Student Orientation and prior to the first week of