Eligibility Requirements

All international students, regardless of credit hours, are required by the University to enroll in the BGSU/United Healthcare Student Resources Plan.
The only exceptions include, students fully sponsored with approved coverage provided by their government or embassy, students with coverage provided by a U.S. based employer.

International students that are enrolled into an Optional Practical Training (OPT) Program are eligible for BGSU student insurance coverage. Please contact the Student Insurance Office at studentins@bgsu.edu for enrollment forms and for more information.  

Spouses and Children of International students that are enrolled into the Student Health Plan are also eligible to enroll into the Student Health Insurance Plan.  Eligible Dependents will enroll into and pay for the health plan directly through United Healthcare Student Resources.

Contact the Student Insurance Office for details about dependent enrollment.