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Health Insurance

The University of Bridgeport Health Insurance Policy is mandatory for full-time undergraduates, international students, Physician Assistant Students and all residential students. Students are automatically enrolled in the health insurance plan provided by the University and are billed on their student account. If a domestic student can show proof of comparable private health insurance, the University insurance may be waived by submitting a waiver form by the designated due date. For more information, visit

All students taking classes on campus or living on campus are enrolled in the Injury plan at registration and this may not be waived.


Policy and Waiver Form

For links to the insurance policy and the online waiver form, go to the University Health Plans UB Student Insurance website at

The health insurance waiver for the FALL semester is available from June 1 to September 15. Waivers will not be accepted after the deadline of September 15. If you are enrolling as a new student in the Spring Semester, the deadline is February 15.



Frequently Asked Questions

You should go to the insurance website: Find the Prescription Claim form and follow the instructions for reimbursement according to the plan.

All on campus students are required to participate and are automatically enrolled in the Injury Plan at registration.

All Full time undergraduate students, all students living in campus housing, all athletes, and all Physician Assistant Students are required to participate and are automatically enrolled in the sickness plan at registration and charges are added to their account, unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished by the deadline date indicated during the waiver process.

All International students are required to participate and are automatically enrolled in both the Injury and Sickness plans at registration and charges are added to their account. Coverage for International Students cannot be waived.

Part Time undergraduate students taking at least 7 credit hours and Graduate students taking at least 6 credits who are not automatically enrolled may participate in the Sickness Insurance on a voluntary basis. The Enrollment form is available at

This enrollment form must be submitted on-line by the specified date or within 30 days of a qualifying event (such as marriage, birth of a child, loss of other coverage).

You must complete the online waiver form before the deadline specified by the University. International students are not eligible to waive out of UB Student Health Insurance.

You can view the plan benefits on the website:

Any students who sustains an injury must submit in writing details of how, when and where the injury occurred. Students may use the Student Claim Form to submit this information which can be found on the website.

If you are graduating from UB and wish to extend the insurance after July 31, you may visit for more instructions.