Health insurance is a contract that requires your health insurer to pay some or all of your health care costs in exchange for a premium.
Although not required for domestic students, OSU encourages students to seek health insurance so that they can live their healthiest lives. Find out more about domestic health insurance through OSU.
International students must purchase OSU's health insurance or show record of similar coverage and request a waiver. International students are automatically enrolled in OSU's health insurance and the charge is billed to the student account. Find out more about international student health insurance through OSU.
Deductible: Medical - $500/academic year; Dental - $150/academic year
Services Covered: Medical, Dental, Vision
Open Enrollment Periods: Students must purchase at the beginning of each term.
Spring: 3/18/22 - 4/15/22 (Summer term coverage included in price of spring term.)
Summer: 6/10/22 - 7/8/22 (Students may purchase summer term separately for a reduced cost of $871.)
Fall: 9/11/21 - 12/18/21
Winter: 12/19/21 - 3/19/22
Spring (with summer): 3/20/22 - 9/10/22
Summer: 6/12/22 - 9/10/22
Did you know that more than 40% of OSU-Cascades students are eligible for Medicaid? Open enrollment is ongoing and you can apply at any time. Apply to the Oregon Health Plan.
Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is November 1 to December 15 2021, unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period, in which case you have 60 days from loss of coverage to enroll in a plan. Marketplace products are not reviewed, sponsored or endorsed by Oregon State University. Learn more.
Understanding health insurance can be frustrating. Contact Hannah Kuehl for help: