Campus Life

Student Health Insurance

Health Insurance Requirement

Beginning Fall Semester for 2022–23 and thereafter, Wright State University will require the following students be covered by adequate health insurance:

  • All domestic undergraduate students registered for 12 or more credit hours per term
  • All domestic graduate students registered for 6 or more credit hours per term
  • All international students registered for 1 or more credit hour(s) per term

If any of the above three descriptions apply to you:

Wright State will automatically enroll you in the university-sponsored student medical and prescription drug insurance plan for an August 15, 2022, effective date. 

  • If you want the coverage, no further action will be necessary. 
  • If you currently have medical and prescription drug coverage under another plan, you may submit a waiver request to have the premium removed from your student account. Your waiver must be submitted between July 1 and September 2, 2022. Your waiver will remain on file until the end of the 2022–23 school year. Note: The online waiver will be available July 1.

If you do not belong to one of the three groups listed above:

Undergraduate degree-seeking students taking a minimum of 6 credit hours may voluntarily enroll in the student health insurance plan. If you choose to do so, you must sign up for the plan by September 2, 2022.

Important Dates

1

July 1–September 2, 2022

Open enrollment period. This is also when you can waive coverage by providing proof of alternative coverage, which removes the fee from your student account.

2

July 18, 2022

Health insurance fee added to all student accounts.

3

August 15, 2022

Student health insurance plan goes into effect for the 2022–23 academic year.

Learn more about the plan and costs or how to waive coverage.

 


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