You are here: Health Insurance Waiver

Student Health Insurance Waiver Information

The health insurance waiver for the fall 2019 semester will be available June 3, 2019..

The deadline to submit a waiver is September 20, 2019.

A health insurance waiver is required at the beginning of every academic year if you are in a required cateogry for health insurance. Required categories for health insurance include full-time, residential students, and students on F1 and J1 visas.

Health insurance waivers are required every year that you are in a required category for health insurance.

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

  • If you fall into one of the required categories, the student health insurance premium is automatically assessed to your student account.
  • You will only be able to waive the student health insurance if the fee is on your student account.
  • The premium can be removed from your account if you choose not to participate. In order to waive coverage you must provide proof of comparable coverage.
  • If you elect to waive the student health insurance plan, you must do so before the deadline.

HOW TO WAIVE THE STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN:

  • Visit https://studentcenter.uhcsr.com/american
  • Click on the 2018-2019 American University Waiver Form
  • Enter your AUID number (7 numbers ID) and date of birth.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts and answer the required questions.
  • Enter the required insurance information and submit your waiver.

The student health insurance premium will be removed from your student account within 5 business days.

If you have any questions email shc@american.edu