BGSU Student Health Insurance Program

Students are required to be covered by health insurance that provides coverage for medical and mental health in Northwest Ohio while attending BGSU and the University provides student health insurance through United HealthCare Student Resources.

The BGSU student health insurance plan is customized to offer the best coverage to our students at a competitive price. You can find the most recent rates, dates of coverage and more about the plan on the Health Plan Benefits and Cost web page

Domestic and International Student Waive/Enroll Health Insurance Requirements

Domestic students who are taking 8 or more credit hours on main campus will need to be covered by the student health insurance plan or WAIVE the coverage if they are covered by another health insurance plan each academic year.* 

All International Students, regardless of credit hours, are required to enroll in the BGSU student health insurance plan, unless they meet one of the few exemptions.

Please click on the appropriate button below to learn more about your waive/enroll requirement each year:

*Students who only enroll in the fall health insurance plan will be required to waive/enroll the spring/summer plan during the academic year.

Voluntary Dental Insurance

Domestic and International students who are enrolled in the BGSU student health insurance plan have the option to enroll in the United Healthcare Student Resources dental insurance plan.

Learn about available plan options with pricing and benefits on the Student Dental Insurance page.

2023-24 BGSU Student Health Insurance Plan

  • Fall-Only Plan | Covered for 4.5 months | Aug. 15-Dec. 31, 2023 | $907
  • Spring/Summer Plan | Covered for 7.5 months | Jan. 1-Aug. 14, 2024 | $1457
  • Annual Plan | Covered for 12 months | Aug. 15, 2023-Aug. 14, 2024 | $2364

Benefits and rates are subject to federal and state requirements and Ohio state approval. Company reserves the right to make any changes necessary to meet such requirements. 

Questions or need to make an appointment?

Office hours vary at the Student Insurance Office. Please email us at or 419-372-7495 if you have questions or would like to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday-Friday.

Updated: 01/19/2024 12:32PM