Student Health Insurance
All full-time students* (excluding those in online programs) are automatically enrolled in the student health insurance plan.
*Undergraduate: 12 credits/semester; Graduate: 9 credits/semester
Please note: The information below applies to the 2018-2019 school year, but can be used as an estimate for 2019-2020. Official information for 2019-2020 will be available Summer 2019.
If you are covered under another plan and would like to request an exemption, you must electronically submit a waiver form. This process can only be done online and deadlines apply. International students are not eligible to submit an insurance waiver. Please see below.
Undergraduate students: $1,692 (billed once in the fall semester only for 1 year of coverage)
Graduate students: $3,070 (billed once in the fall semester only for 1 year of coverage)
Medical students: $3,070 (billed once in the fall semester only for 1 year of coverage)
- Spring: Students automatically enrolled in the plan starting in the spring (e.g. those who were not full-time students in the fall), or those who were not enrolled in the plan in the fall but want coverage beginning in the spring, will be billed in the spring in the amount of $1,798 (graduate and medical students) or $994 (undergraduate students).
Undergraduate and Graduate Students: August 15, 2018 – August 14, 2019
Medical Students: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
- Spring: Students automatically enrolled in the plan starting in the spring (i.e. those who were not enrolled in the plan in the fall) will be covered January 14, 2019 – August 14, 2019 (undergraduate and graduate) or January 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019 (medical).
Student Eligibility and Waiver Questions
Division of Student Services
Questions about Billing
Undergraduate and Graduate Students: September 4, 2018
Medical Students: July 15, 2018
- Students who submit a waiver in the fall will not be required to submit a waiver in the spring; a waiver is valid until the beginning of the next policy period.
- Spring: Only students automatically enrolled in the plan starting in the spring (e.g. those who were not full-time students in the fall) will be offered a spring waiver deadline of January 23, 2019. A waiver is valid until the beginning of the next policy period.
*The Insurance Waiver form is not compatible with Firefox. Please use IE or Chrome.
New Undergraduate Students: Log in to PirateNet, click on Pirate Adventure icon, and scroll down to "Health Services."
All Other Students: Log in to PirateNet, click on the SHU Portal, and click on the Profile & Finances tab. Link to Health Insurance Waiver is in the "Bursar Account" channel.
Part-time students in their final semester are eligible for coverage. If you are a part-time student in your final semester and would like to request insurance coverage, please complete the Insurance Request Form. Directions for submission are on the form.
Additional Resources / Programs
Nurse Call Line (sponsored through United HealthCare)