Student Health Plan
Notice - Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce the continuation of reduced premiums for health insurance for graduate teaching and research assistantships in 2017-18. On Friday, October 21, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury issued additional guidance which allows universities to continue to provide reduced health care premiums. If you would like to learn more about this guidance, please visit https://www.dol.gov/sites/default/files/ebsa/about-ebsa/our-activities/resource-center/faqs/aca-part-33.pdf. More information about the 2017-18 student health plan offerings will be provided in late spring.
All undergraduate students taking nine (9) or more credit hours (three (3) hours in summer), all graduate students taking six (6) or more credit hours (two (2) hours in summer), and graduate students completing thesis or dissertation, J-1 Scholars actively participating in course work or research activities, graduate students enrolled in their last semester, and Intensive English students are eligible to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan on a voluntary basis.
Graduate Teaching Assistant/Graduate Research Assistant
A Graduate student who meets the requirements listed below is eligible and automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan.
- Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) and Graduate Research Assistant (GRA); and
- Working .25 FTE (Full Time Equivalent) or more throughout the semester and meeting all other eligibility criteria to hold the assistantship; and taking nine (9) or more graduate credit hours, spring and fall.
- Working .5 FTE (Full Time Equivalent) or more throughout the semester and meeting all other eligibility criteria to hold the assistantship; and taking six (6) or more graduate credit hours, spring and fall, (two (2) hours summer).
- Eligible students who enroll may also insure their dependent. Dependent enrollment must take place at the time of student enrollment or within 30 days of assistantship with the exception of newborn or adopted children or any Qualifying Event.
All International students taking one (1) or more credit hours are required to have health insurance. All International students will be required to purchase the OSU Student Health Insurance Plan and the plan costs will be billed to the student’s bursar account.
United Health Care website
OSU University Health Services website.
United Health Care: 800-767-0700
OSU Benefits: (405) 744-5449