Insurance Options for Graduating Students and/or Dependents

The State Universities Student Health Plan policy year ends on July 31.
Take action to secure health insurance coverage for August 1.*

* If your coverage does not run through the end of the Student Health Plan policy year, you may need to secure other health insurance coverage before the date noted above. Please contact University Health Plans at 800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.com if you are unsure of your Student Health Plan termination date.

Below are links to information that may be helpful to consider before choosing a plan:

HEALTH INSURANCE OPTIONS

Review the information below to help you find health insurance to ensure that you have no gap in coverage. It may take you several weeks to complete the enrollment process, so begin your search now. You must purchase insurance in the state in which you will reside after graduation. Be advised that health insurance plans are regulated by state laws and not all state policies are the same.

In Massachusetts

Massachusetts Health Connector

The Massachusetts law requires most residents age 18 and older to have health insurance or pay monthly tax penalties. The Massachusetts Health Connector is an independent agency that helps Massachusetts residents find health insurance coverage. This website offers information about Commonwealth Choice (an online marketplace where you can compare and purchase insurance plans from various carriers) and Subsidized Health Plan (a low-or-no-cost insurance program for qualifying uninsured adults).

Outside of Massachusetts

www.healthcare.gov

This website is managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. This online tool provides information on health insurance options throughout the United States.