Student Health Plan
Information to help you find a plan to meet you where you are.
- Undergraduate/Graduate Students
All Domestic undergraduate and graduate students taking nine (9) or more credit hours (three (3) hours in summer) and domestic graduate students enrolled in their last semester are eligible to enroll in this insurance plan on a voluntary basis. Domestic graduate students completing thesis or dissertation are also eligible to enroll in this 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 Assistants/Research Assistants will automatically be enrolled in this insurance plan if the GTA/GRA position meets one of the following criteria:
- 0.25 FTE, or
- taking 9 credit hours spring/fall (2 hours summer) at 0.50 FTE, or
- taking 6 credit hours spring/fall (2 hours in summer), or
- on reduced continuous enrollment of 2 credit hours or more for post-candidacy doctoral GTA/GRAs
Eligible students who enroll may also insure their dependents. Eligible dependents are the student's legal spouse and dependent children under 26 years of age.
The single person health insurance premium will be subsidized by OSU on your behalf with your qualifying enrollment and assistantship (at least 0.25 FTE). You will be responsible for a $20 monthly charge through your OSU payroll.
- International Students
All international and English Language Institute students taking one (1) or more credit hours are required to purchase this insurance plan and the premium for coverage is added to their tuition billing. International J1 Scholars actively participating in course work or research activities are eligible to enroll in this insurance plan.
- Other Voluntary Coverage Options
United Health Care: 800.767.0700